Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte

  • Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte serves 315 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte's student population of 315 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Holland Language Academy At Van Raalte is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1291 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
59%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
35%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolland City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holland Holland Virtual Technical High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 47 students
    0.1 miles
    600 Van Raalte Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 494-2815
    0.1 6-12 47
  • Holland Vanderbilt Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 474 students
    0.2 miles
    301 West 16th St
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 820-5050
    0.2 K-8 474
  • Holland Holland High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,459 student
    0.4 miles
    600 Van Raalte Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 494-2200
    0.4 8-12 1,459
  • Holland Jefferson
    Grades: K-7 | 378 students
    0.7 miles
    282 West 30th St
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 494-2500
    0.7 K-7 378
  • Holland West
    Grades: K-7 | 418 students
    0.7 miles
    500 West 24th St
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616) 494-2350
    0.7 K-7 418

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