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Database: Check out your Michigan school and district M-STEP scores

Falling proficiency rates among Michigan’s public school students is triggering alarm among education advocates and is likely to be a central theme in this fall’s state election campaigns.

And well they should: The percent of students proficient in reading, math and social studies skills is falling in almost every grade and subject.

Across all 15 tests in math, English and social studies across seven grade levels, overall proficiency rates were down on 11 of the 15 tests –  while the percent rated “not proficient” rose in 12 of the 15.

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But not every district saw declines. You can use the tool below to check out scores in districts and schools.

Searchable Database: M-STEP scores

Use the boxes below to find a school or district by putting any part of their name in the boxes. After your search, you'll get a snapshot of overall proficiency in math and English language arts among students in all grades in that school or district. For more detailed information, you'll be able to click through for more results.

Bridge Magazine and Chalkbeat, members of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, teamed up to cover the state test scores. Click here to see Chalkbeat’s report on how Detroit schools fared on the latest M-STEP test.

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