Kent Vocational Options

  • Kent Vocational Options serves 112 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kent Vocational Options placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Kent Vocational Options places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Kent Vocational Options's student population of 112 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 71% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kent Vocational Options is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kent Vocational Options is 0.67, 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 School Rank (16-17)#226 out of 3167 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)60-79%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)60-79%
49%
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
25%
8%
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Black
49%
18%
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White
18%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.52
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Graduation Rate≤10%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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, middle school and elementary school to Kent Vocational Options is Lincoln Campus (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Lincoln Campus Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 308 students
    0.0 miles
    860 Crahen Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)819-2762
    0.0 K-12 308
  • Grand Rapids Northern High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1143 students
    0.9 miles
    3801 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)493-8600
    0.9 9-12 1143
  • Grand Rapids Northern Hills Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 591 students
    0.9 miles
    3775 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)493-8650
    0.9 7-8 591
  • Grand Rapids Northern Trails 56 School
    Grades: 5-6 | 536 students
    0.9 miles
    3777 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)493-8990
    0.9 5-6 536
  • Grand Rapids Forest Hills Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 11 students
    1.0 miles
    3787 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)493-8685
    1.0 Inquire with school 11

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