West Godwin Elementary School

3546 Clyde Park Ave Sw

Wyoming, MI 49509-3526

Grades: PK-4

445 students

West Godwin Elementary School serves 445 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
West Godwin Elementary School operates within the Godwin Heights School District.

Overview

The student population of 445 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 445 students
West Godwin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
West Godwin Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade West Godwin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 (1990-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
West Godwin Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
48%
6%
West Godwin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
17%
22%
West Godwin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
24%
66%
West Godwin Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
9%
2%
West Godwin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Godwin Elementary 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.
0.68 0.26
West Godwin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
83%
44%
West Godwin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
7%
6%
West Godwin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,191 students has decreased by 19% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,753 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,486 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Godwin Heights School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,191 822
Godwin Heights School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
Godwin Heights School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $11 MM
Godwin Heights School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,753 $11,537
Godwin Heights School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,486 $11,612
Godwin Heights School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Wyoming Intermediate (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Godwin Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WyomingWyoming Community Educ. Center
    2950 Clyde Park Ave Sw
    WyomingMI 49509
    (616)530-7500
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • WyomingWyoming Intermediate
    1331 33rd St Sw
    WyomingMI 49509
    (616)530-7540
    0.8 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 664 students                      
  • Grand RapidsNorth Godwin Elementary School
    161 34th St Sw
    Grand RapidsMI 49548
    (616)252-2010
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 421 students                      
  • Grand RapidsGodwin Heights Senior High School
    50 35th St Sw
    Grand RapidsMI 49548
    (616)252-2050
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 599 students                      
  • WyomingOriole Park Elementary School
    1420 40th St Sw
    WyomingMI 49509
    (616)530-7558
    1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 319 students                      

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