1024 136th Ave
Holland, MI 49424
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Harbor Lights Middle School serves 915 students in grades 6-8.
Harbor Lights Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is 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 56% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Harbor Lights Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Harbor Lights Middle School's student population of 915 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
915 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Harbor Lights Middle School 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 Harbor Lights Middle School is 0.64, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1290 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
46%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/31/2009
This is a great school! They have advanced classes and normal classes for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. There is also a wide range of electives, as well as many extracurricular activities. Music is not only available but is encouraged, along with theater, art, and many other sports including football, softball, tennis, volleyball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and more.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - mj.me

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 915 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 10%)

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