Big Rapids High School

  • Big Rapids High School serves 660 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Big Rapids High School's student population of 660 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students660 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Rapids High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Rapids High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1295 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Rapids High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.260.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Unfair and unsafe show favoritism to students and dislike to others. your child has to fit a mold to not be gossiped about by staff. Teachers PTO kids get chosen by staff to do special events while others who applied to the staff get left behind.
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