City Middlehigh School

1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
City Middlehigh School serves 874 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
City Middlehigh School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

City Middlehigh School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

City Middlehigh School's student population of 874 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

City Middlehigh School is ranked within the top 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 City Middlehigh School is 0.69, which is more 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
#977 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
8%
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Black
10%
18%
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White
47%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 City Middlehigh School is Wellspring Preparatory High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lighthouse Academy North Campus (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kent Hills School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Wellspring Preparatory High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 457 students
    0.2 miles
    1031 Page Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616) 235-9500
    0.2 9-12 457
  • Grand Rapids Kent Hills School
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    0.4 miles
    1445 Emerald Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616) 819-2727
    0.4 PK-5 224
  • Grand Rapids Lighthouse Academy North Campus Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 3-12 | 83 students
    0.4 miles
    1260 Ekhart St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 965-9700
    0.4 3-12 83
  • Grand Rapids Success Grand Rapids Fuller Ave Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 151 students
    0.4 miles
    1260 Elkhart St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 232-3322
    0.4 9-12 151
  • Grand Rapids Lighthouse Academy Waalkes Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 65 students
    0.6 miles
    1501 Cedar St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 617-9321
    0.6 K-12 65

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