Ottawa Hills High School

Ottawa Hills High School serves 658 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Ottawa Hills High School operates within the Grand Rapids School District.
The school district's 44% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 658 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 658 students
Ottawa Hills High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ottawa Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Ottawa Hills High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Ottawa Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 19:1
Ottawa Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Ottawa Hills High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Ottawa Hills High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
73%
18%
Ottawa Hills High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
8%
68%
Ottawa Hills High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ottawa Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ottawa Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.27
Ottawa Hills High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
75%
43%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,620 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 44% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,129 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,515 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Grand Rapids School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
3
Number of Students Managed 15,620 784
Grand Rapids School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 44% 82%
Grand Rapids School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $264 MM $11 MM
Grand Rapids School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $271 MM $11 MM
Grand Rapids School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,129 $11,681
Grand Rapids School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,515 $11,849
Grand Rapids School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Grand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technolog (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alger Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mulick Park Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand RapidsMulick Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 241 students1761 Rosewood Ave Se
    Grand RapidsMI 49506
    (616)819-2810
    0.4KG-5241
  • Grand RapidsAlger Middle School
    Magnet School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 444 students921 Alger St Se
    Grand RapidsMI 49507
    (616)819-6200
    16-8444
  • Grand RapidsBreton Downs School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 393 students2500 Boston St Se
    Grand RapidsMI 49506
    (616)235-7552
    1.1PK-5393
  • Grand RapidsGrand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technolog
    Charter School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 371 students670 Burton St Se
    Grand RapidsMI 49507
    (616)241-6300
    1.2PK-12371
  • Grand RapidsRiver City Scholars Charter Academy
    Charter School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 501 students944 Evergreen St
    Grand RapidsMI 49507
    (616)248-3390
    1.2KG-8501

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