Ottawa Hills High School

2055 Rosewood Ave Se,

Grand Rapids, MI, 49506-5248

Tel: (616)819-2900
Grades: 9-12

651 students

Ottawa Hills High School serves 651 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Ottawa Hills High School operates within the Grand Rapids Public s School District.
The school district's 46% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 651 students
Ottawa Hills High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Ottawa Hills High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Ottawa Hills High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Ottawa Hills High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Ottawa Hills High School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
12%
6%
Ottawa Hills High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
76%
22%
Ottawa Hills High School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
67%
Ottawa Hills High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ottawa Hills High School Sch Ethnicity Ottawa Hills High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.40 0.87
Ottawa Hills High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
85%
44%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,570 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District Name Grand Rapids Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
3
Number of Students Managed 16,570 930
Grand Rapids Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 46% 82%
Grand Rapids Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $11 MM
Grand Rapids Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $290 MM $11 MM
Grand Rapids Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,502 $11,537
Grand Rapids Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,641 $11,612
Grand Rapids Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ottawa Community School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shawnee Park Oral-deaf Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mulick Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Grand Rapids Ottawa Community School
    Alternative School
    2055 Rosewood Ave Se
    Grand Rapids , MI , 49506
    (616)819-3088
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Grand Rapids Mulick Elementary School
    1761 Rosewood Ave Se
    Grand Rapids , MI , 49506
    (616)819-2810
    0.4  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Grand Rapids Shawnee Park Oral-deaf Center
    Special Education School
    2036 Chesaning Dr Se
    Grand Rapids , MI , 49506
    (616)819-3070
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Grand Rapids Shawnee Science Math And Technical Academy
    Magnet School
    2036 Chesaning Dr Se
    Grand Rapids , MI , 49506
    (616)819-3062
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Grand Rapids Alger Middle School
    Special Education School
    921 Alger St Se
    Grand Rapids , MI , 49507
    (616)819-6200
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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