Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center

409 Lafayette Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10% in MI
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center ranks within the top 10% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#293 out of 3069 schools
(Top 10%)
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50-54%
34%
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70-74%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
8%
18%
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White
66%
64%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center's ranking?
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is ranked #293 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
How many students attend Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center?
274 students attend Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center?
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center offer ?
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center part of?
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is part of Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center School District.
In what neighborhood is Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center located?
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is located in the SECA neighborhood of Grand Rapids, MI. There are 4 other public schools located in SECA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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