Ionia High School

  • Ionia High School serves 828 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ionia High 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Ionia High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Ionia High School's student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students828 students
This chart display total students of Ionia High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Ionia High School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ionia High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ionia High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ionia High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ionia High School is 0.22, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#1034 out of 3167 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ionia High School 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)60-64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ionia High School 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 Ratio20:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ionia High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ionia High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ionia High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ionia High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ionia High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
88%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ionia High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ionia High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ionia High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.220.52
This chart display the diversity score of Ionia High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Ionia High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ionia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ionia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIonia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ionia Aa Rather School
    Grades: PK-5 | 336 students
    0.2 miles
    380 East Tuttle Rd
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-1720
    0.2 PK-5 336
  • Ionia Freedom Acres School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 118 students
    1.2 miles
    2191 Harwood Rd
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-2921
    1.2 PK-12 118
  • Ionia Michigan Reformatory Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
    2.1 miles
    1342 W Main St
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-2500
    2.1 9-12 2
  • Ionia Emerson School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
    2.3 miles
    645 Hackett St
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-8018
    2.3 PK-5 162
  • Ionia Douglas R Welch High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 115 students
    2.5 miles
    830 Harrison St
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-3530
    2.5 6-12 115

School Reviews

Review Ionia High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The school voucher debate continues to broil throughout the country, with one Colorado school district the grounds for intense controversy. Learn about the voucher program controversy in Douglas County and how it will impact students.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.