Knapp Forest Elementary School

  • Knapp Forest Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 77% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Knapp Forest Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Knapp Forest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Knapp Forest Elementary School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knapp Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Knapp Forest Elementary School is 0.25, 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#63 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Knapp Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Hills School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • Grand Rapids Forest Hills Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 11 students
    1.5 miles
    3787 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8685
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  • Grand Rapids Northern High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,143 student
    1.5 miles
    3801 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8600
    1.5 9-12 1,143
  • Grand Rapids Northern Hills Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 591 students
    1.5 miles
    3775 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8650
    1.5 7-8 591
  • Grand Rapids Northern Trails 56 School
    Grades: 5-6 | 536 students
    1.5 miles
    3777 Leonard St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 493-8990
    1.5 5-6 536
  • Grand Rapids Kent Isd Conference Center Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    1.6 miles
    1633 East Beltline Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 364-1333
    1.6 11-12 n/a

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