East Kentwood High School

6230 Kalamazoo Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
East Kentwood High School serves 1,946 students in grades 10-12.
East Kentwood High 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 35% (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 46% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

East Kentwood High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

East Kentwood High School's student population of 1,946 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,946 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Comparison

East Kentwood High 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 East Kentwood High School is 0.75, 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
#1775 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
32%
18%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.52
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Graduation Rate
87%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKentwood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Kentwood High School is East Kentwood Freshman Campus (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pinewood Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids East Kentwood Freshman Campus
    Grades: 9 | 732 students
    0.6 miles
    6170 Valley Lane Dr Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 698-9292
    0.6 9 732
  • Grand Rapids Pinewood Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    0.7 miles
    2100 60th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 455-1224
    0.7 6-8 762
  • Grand Rapids Brookwood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    5465 Kalamazoo Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 455-0030
    0.9 K-5 342
  • Grand Rapids Discovery Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
    1.1 miles
    2461 60th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 871-1080
    1.1 K-5 566
  • Caledonia Explorer Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 535 students
    1.1 miles
    2307 68th St Se
    Caledonia, MI 49316
    (616) 554-0302
    1.1 K-5 535

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