1205 Grandville Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cesar E Chavez Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cesar E Chavez Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cesar E Chavez Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Cesar E Chavez Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Cesar E Chavez Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2979 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
80%
8%
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Black
17%
18%
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White
2%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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