Garden City Public Schools School District

1333 Radcliff St
Garden City, MI 48135-1126
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Garden City Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,155 students in Garden City Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Garden City Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
8 Schools
3,540 Schools
# Students
3,155 Students
1,394,596 Students
# Teachers
255 Teachers
82,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Garden City Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 850 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#568 out of 855 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garden City Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden City Public Schools  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garden City Public Schools  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garden City Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.55
# American Indian Students
13 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
43 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
200 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
9%
# Black Students
372 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
12%
18%
# White Students
2,392 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
76%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
130 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
191
114,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
216
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
216
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
208
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
194
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
205
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
213
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
218
104,180
# Students in 8th Grade:
242
107,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
336
121,519
# Students in 10th Grade:
286
114,888
# Students in 11th Grade:
299
109,042
# Students in 12th Grade:
276
114,025
# Ungraded Students:
55
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,500 is higher than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,983 is higher than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$65 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garden City Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$63 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Garden City Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,500
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garden City Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,983
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garden City Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Garden City Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Burger Development Center
Special Education School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
28865 Carlysle St
Inkster, MI 48141
(734) 729-1830
Grades: K-12
| 118 students
Rank: #22.
Douglas Elementary 34 Campus
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6400 Hartel
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8450
Grades: 3-4
| 397 students
Rank: #33.
Garden City High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6500 Middlebelt Rd
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8350
Grades: 9-12
| 856 students
Rank: #44.
Garden City Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1851 Radcliff St
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8400
Grades: 7-8
| 450 students
Rank: #55.
Farmington 56 Campus
Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
33411 Marquette Ave
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8460
Grades: 5-6
| 406 students
Rank: #66.
Cambridge Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
28901 Cambridge St
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8430
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
28351 Marquette Ave
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8490
Grades: PK-K
| 191 students
Rank: n/an/a
30001 Marquette
Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 762-8480
Grades: 1-2
| 432 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Garden City Public Schools School District?
Garden City Public Schools School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,155 students.
What is the rank of Garden City Public Schools School District?
Garden City Public Schools School District is ranked #565 out of 850 school districts in Michigan (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Garden City Public Schools School District?
76% of Garden City Public Schools School District students are White, 12% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Garden City Public Schools School District?
Garden City Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Garden City Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,983 is higher than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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