Top 5 Best Big Rapids Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 1,835 students in Big Rapids, MI.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Big Rapids, MI are Riverview Elementary School, Mecostaosceola Education Center and Brookside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Big Rapids, MI public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 44% statewide average). Elementary schools in Big Rapids have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Michigan public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary 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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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
[+] 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 elementary schools in Big Rapids, MI?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Big Rapids, MI include Riverview Elementary School, Mecostaosceola Education Center and Brookside Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Big Rapids, MI?
6 public elementary schools are located in Big Rapids, MI.
What is the racial composition of students in Big Rapids, MI?
Big Rapids, MI public elementary schools minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public elementary schools average of 37% (majority Black).

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