Top 5 Best Big Rapids Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,623 students in Big Rapids, MI (there are 2 private schools, serving 280 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Big Rapids, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Big Rapids, MI are Riverview Elementary School, Mecostaosceola Education Center and Big Rapids High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Big Rapids, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Big Rapids have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Big Rapids, MI (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverview Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
509 Willow Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-2550
Grades: K-4
| 405 students
Rank: #22.
Mecostaosceola Education Center
Special Education School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15700 190th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-3543
Grades: PK-12
| 109 students
Rank: #33.
Big Rapids High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21175 15 Mile Rd
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-7651
Grades: 9-12
| 650 students
Rank: #44.
Brookside Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 Escott St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8323
Grades: PK-4
| 372 students
Rank: #55.
Big Rapids Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 North Warren Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-9965
Grades: 5-8
| 622 students
Rank: #66.
Crossroads Charter 712
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Spruce St W
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-9041
Grades: 7-12
| 138 students
Rank: #77.
Big Rapids Virtual School
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14980 215th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-3489
Grades: K-12
| 139 students
Rank: #88.
Crossroads Charter K6
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
215 North State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-6589
Grades: K-6
| 188 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mecostaosceola Career Center
Vocational School
15830 190th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-5805
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Big Rapids, Michigan

Big Rapids, Michigan Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15760 190th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-3543
Grades: PK
| n/a students
501 W. Bridge Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-6234
Grades: 1-5
| 237 students
15800 190th Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-4410
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
15760 190th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-3543
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Big Rapids, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Big Rapids, MI include Riverview Elementary School, Mecostaosceola Education Center and Big Rapids High School.
How many public schools are located in Big Rapids, MI?
9 public schools are located in Big Rapids, MI.
What percentage of students in Big Rapids, MI go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Big Rapids, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Big Rapids, MI?
Big Rapids, MI public schools minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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