East Grand Rapids School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,899 students in East Grand Rapids School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in East Grand Rapids School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in East Grand Rapids School District are East Grand Rapids High School, Lakeside School and Wealthy School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. East Grand Rapids School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

East Grand Rapids School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
East Grand Rapids School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,749 Schools
# Students
2,899 Students
1,469,696 Students
# Teachers
155 Teachers
82,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

East Grand Rapids School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 864 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#6 out of 872 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Grand Rapids   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Grand Rapids   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Grand Rapids   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of East Grand Rapids   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.20
0.52
# American Indian Students
3 Students
9,957 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
55 Students
49,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
73 Students
114,730 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
87 Students
259,747 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
2,599 Students
976,677 Students
% White Students
90%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
1,268 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
71 Students
57,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
192
116,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
177
105,613
# Students in 2nd Grade:
197
103,755
# Students in 3rd Grade:
205
105,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
217
107,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
237
112,044
# Students in 6th Grade:
200
112,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
111,752
# Students in 8th Grade:
226
114,405
# Students in 9th Grade:
246
123,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
257
120,909
# Students in 11th Grade:
244
115,387
# Students in 12th Grade:
263
116,910
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,056

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,446 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,094. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,113 is less than the state median of $13,691. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$39 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of East Grand Rapids   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$35 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of East Grand Rapids   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,446
$14,094
This chart display average revenue per public school student in East Grand Rapids   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,113
$13,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in East Grand Rapids   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best East Grand Rapids School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Grand Rapids High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2211 Lake Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 235-7555
Grades: 9-12
| 1,010 students
Rank: #22.
Lakeside School
Math: 74% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2325 Hall St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 235-7553
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #33.
Wealthy School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1961 Lake Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 235-7550
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #44.
Breton Downs School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 Boston St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 235-7552
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #55.
East Grand Rapids Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2425 Lake Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 235-7551
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,899 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 1% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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