409 Lafayette Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center's student population of 262 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center 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 Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is 0.60, 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
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#981 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
17%
18%
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White
60%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 20%)

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