Creston Community School (Closed 2014)

1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • Creston Community School served 30 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 41%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 65%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Creston Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 90% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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Creston Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (12-13)#1628 out of 3214 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)<50%
41%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)<50%
65%
Student : Teacher Ratio30:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
57%
18%
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White
10%
66%
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Two or more races
17%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Creston Community School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.620.52
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Graduation Rate (12-13)<50%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Creston Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Creston Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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