2500 Boston St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Breton Downs School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Breton Downs School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Breton Downs School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Breton Downs School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Breton Downs School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Breton Downs School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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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
5%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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