Black River Public School Middlehigh

491 Columbia Ave
Holland, MI 49423
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Black River Public School Middlehigh serves 508 students in grades 6-12.
Black River Public School Middlehigh placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Black River Public School Middlehigh ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Black River Public School Middlehigh's student population of 508 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Black River Public School Middlehigh is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Black River Public School Middlehigh is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#534 out of 2925 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
9%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
66%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Black River Public School Middlehigh's ranking?
Black River Public School Middlehigh is ranked #534 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Black River Public School Middlehigh often compared to?
Black River Public School Middlehighis often viewed alongside schools like Holland High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Black River Public School Middlehigh?
The graduation rate of Black River Public School Middlehigh is 95%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Black River Public School Middlehigh?
508 students attend Black River Public School Middlehigh.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Black River Public School Middlehigh students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Black River Public School Middlehigh?
Black River Public School Middlehigh has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Black River Public School Middlehigh offer ?
Black River Public School Middlehigh offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Black River Public School Middlehigh part of?
Black River Public School Middlehigh is part of Black River Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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