912 Silverleaf St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Glenwood Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Glenwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Glenwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Glenwood Elementary School's student population of 336 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
336 students
This chart display total students of Glenwood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Glenwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Glenwood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Glenwood Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Glenwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Glenwood Elementary School is 0.78, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1366 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Glenwood Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Glenwood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Glenwood Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
15%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
34%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Glenwood Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.78
This chart display the diversity score of Glenwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Glenwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Glenwood Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Technology in Public Schools
Technology in Public Schools
Learn how technology is being implemented and funded in public schools.
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
We report on a new policy in Massachusetts that impacts one of the largest school districts in the country, as well as the rest of the state. The gender identity policy strives to ensure all students are treated equally, but it is not without plenty of concern by opponents.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78 (Top 1%)

Quick Links