Godwin Heights Middle School

111 36th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Godwin Heights Middle School serves 627 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Godwin Heights Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Godwin Heights Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Godwin Heights Middle School's student population of 627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Godwin Heights Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Godwin Heights Middle School is 0.65, 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
#1948 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
8%
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Black
22%
18%
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White
15%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGodwin Heights School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Godwin Heights Middle School is Godwin Heights Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Godwin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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