Alger School (Closed 2006)

  • Alger School served 283 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 90% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students283 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Alger School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
72%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alger School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
10%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alger School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.460.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alger School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Alger Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 328 students
    0.0 miles
    921 Alger St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-6200
    0.0 6-9 328
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Ellington Academy - High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
    0.5 miles
    670 Burton Street Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)241-6300
    0.5 9-12 54
  • Grand Rapids Brookside School
    Grades: PK-8 | 300 students
    0.7 miles
    2505 Madison Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2242
    0.7 PK-8 300
  • Grand Rapids William C. Abney Academy - Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 161 students
    0.8 miles
    256 Alger Street
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)301-2810
    0.8 6-8 161
  • Grand Rapids Dickinson School
    Grades: PK-8 | 288 students
    1.0 miles
    448 Dickinson St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2505
    1.0 PK-8 288
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