Macatawa Bay Middle School

3700 140th Ave
Holland, MI 49424
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Macatawa Bay Middle School serves 621 students in grades 6-8.
Macatawa Bay Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Macatawa Bay Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Macatawa Bay Middle School's student population of 621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Macatawa Bay Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Macatawa Bay Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1627 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
9%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
38%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Macatawa Bay Middle School's ranking?
Macatawa Bay Middle School is ranked #1627 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Macatawa Bay Middle School often compared to?
Macatawa Bay Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harbor Lights Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Macatawa Bay Middle School?
621 students attend Macatawa Bay Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Macatawa Bay Middle School students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Macatawa Bay Middle School?
Macatawa Bay Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Macatawa Bay Middle School offer ?
Macatawa Bay Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Macatawa Bay Middle School part of?
Macatawa Bay Middle School is part of West Ottawa Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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