West Godwin Elementary School

3546 Clyde Park Ave Sw

Wyoming, MI 49509-3526

Tel: (616)252-2030
Grades: PK-4

437 students

West Godwin Elementary School serves 437 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
West Godwin Elementary School operates within the Godwin Heights Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 437 students
West Godwin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
West Godwin Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade West Godwin Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
West Godwin Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
West Godwin Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
46%
6%
West Godwin Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
18%
22%
West Godwin Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
23%
67%
West Godwin Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Godwin Elementary School Sch Ethnicity West Godwin Elementary 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.
0.70 0.26
West Godwin Elementary 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.
82%
44%
West Godwin Elementary 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.
6%
6%
West Godwin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,114 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
School District Name Godwin Heights Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,114 930
Godwin Heights Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
Godwin Heights Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $11 MM
Godwin Heights Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,753 $11,537
Godwin Heights Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,486 $11,612
Godwin Heights 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 Wyoming Community Educ. Center (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jackson Park Intermediate (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Godwin Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Wyoming, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.10, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Wyoming is West Godwin Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.