Collins Elementary School

4368 Heather Ln Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Collins Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Collins Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Collins Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Collins Elementary School's student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Collins Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Collins Elementary School is 0.43, 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
#69 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
75%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Hills School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Collins Elementary School is Kent Vocational Options (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Campus (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Kent Vocational Options Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 112 students
    1.2 miles
    864 Crahen Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 819-2740
    1.2 9-12 112
  • Grand Rapids Lincoln Campus Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 308 students
    1.2 miles
    860 Crahen Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 819-2762
    1.2 K-12 308
  • Grand Rapids Meadow Brook Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 510 students
    1.7 miles
    1450 Forest Hill Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 493-8740
    1.7 K-4 510
  • Grand Rapids Forest Hills Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 11 students
    1.8 miles
    3787 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8685
    1.8 Inquire with school 11
  • Grand Rapids Northern High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,143 student
    1.8 miles
    3801 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8600
    1.8 9-12 1,143

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