Grand River Academy

  • Grand River Academy serves 766 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Grand River Academy's student population of 766 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students766 students
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Grand River Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Grand River Academy's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand River Academy is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#972 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand River Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand River Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Asian
41%
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
49%
18%
White
6%
66%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grand River Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.590.28
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand River Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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