Job Corps (Closed 2008)

  • Job Corps served 127 students inquire with school.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 89% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedInquire with school
Total Students127 students
This chart display total students of Job Corps by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Job Corps
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Job Corps by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Job Corps by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio42:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Job Corps and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Job Corps and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Job Corps and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Job Corps and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Black
88%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Job Corps and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
11%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Job Corps and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Job Corps.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.220.28
This chart display the diversity score of Job Corps and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    0.6 PK-9 242
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  • Grand Rapids Buchanan School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    0.7 miles
    1775 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2252
    0.7 PK-5 517
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