John Ball Park Zoo School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
1300 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Ball Park Zoo School serves 57 students in grades 6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John Ball Park Zoo School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

John Ball Park Zoo School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

John Ball Park Zoo School's student population of 57 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students57 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

John Ball Park Zoo School is ranked within the top 10% 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 John Ball Park Zoo School is 0.61, 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
#278 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
56%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Ball Park Zoo School is Newcomers Community School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sibley School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Sibley School
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    0.5 miles
    943 Sibley St Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616) 819-3100
    0.5 PK-5 303
  • Grand Rapids Westwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 312 students
    0.7 miles
    1525 Mount Mercy Dr Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616) 819-3322
    0.7 6-8 312
  • Grand Rapids Newcomers Community School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 89 students
    1.0 miles
    1800 Tremont Blvd Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616) 819-3160
    1.0 9-12 89
  • Grand Rapids Union High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 983 students
    1.0 miles
    1800 Tremont Blvd Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616) 819-3160
    1.0 9-12 983
  • Grand Rapids Stocking Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    1.1 miles
    863 7th St Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616) 819-3130
    1.1 PK-5 281

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