Kent Education Center--oakleigh

  • Kent Education Center--oakleigh serves 44 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Kent Education Center--oakleigh's student population of 44 students has declined by 54% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students44 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kent Education Center--oakleigh's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kent Education Center--oakleigh is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2864 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kent Education Center--oakleigh 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)20-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kent Education Center--oakleigh 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 Ratio4:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
39%
18%
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White
53%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kent Education Center--oakleigh and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kent Education Center--oakleigh.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.570.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kent Education Center--oakleigh and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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