Harrison Park Academy

1440 Davis Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Harrison Park Academy serves 669 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Harrison Park Academy 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% (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 18% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harrison Park Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Harrison Park Academy's student population of 669 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Harrison Park Academy 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 Harrison Park Academy is 0.68, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2773 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
43%
9%
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Black
33%
18%
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White
14%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Harrison Park Academy's ranking?
Harrison Park Academy is ranked #2773 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Harrison Park Academy often compared to?
Harrison Park Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Sibley School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Harrison Park Academy?
669 students attend Harrison Park Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Harrison Park Academy students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Black, 14% of students are White, and 10% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harrison Park Academy?
Harrison Park Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Harrison Park Academy offer ?
Harrison Park Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harrison Park Academy part of?
Harrison Park Academy is part of Grand Rapids Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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