Jenison Junior High School

  • Jenison Junior High School serves 746 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jenison Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jenison Junior High School's student population of 746 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students746 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jenison Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Jenison Junior High School is 0.29, 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 Testing Rank#355 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJenison School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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