Cesar E Chavez Elementary School

1205 Grandville Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cesar E Chavez Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cesar E Chavez Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Cesar E Chavez Elementary School's student population of 464 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Cesar E Chavez Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cesar E Chavez Elementary School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2590 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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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
14%
18%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cesar E Chavez Elementary School is Godfreylee Ed Station (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southwest Community Campus School (0.6 miles away)
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