Godwin Heights Senior High School

50 35th St Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Godwin Heights Senior High School serves 738 students in grades 9-12.
Godwin Heights Senior 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 738 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Godwin Heights Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Godwin Heights Senior High School's student population of 738 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Godwin Heights Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Godwin Heights Senior High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2509 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
9%
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Black
24%
18%
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White
10%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Godwin Heights Senior High School's ranking?
Godwin Heights Senior High School is ranked #2509 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Godwin Heights Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Godwin Heights Senior High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Godwin Heights Senior High School?
738 students attend Godwin Heights Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Godwin Heights Senior High School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Godwin Heights Senior High School?
Godwin Heights Senior High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Godwin Heights Senior High School offer ?
Godwin Heights Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Godwin Heights Senior High School part of?
Godwin Heights Senior High School is part of Godwin Heights Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 738 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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