Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,780 students in Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District are East Lee Campus, Lee Middle School and Godfrey Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
1,780 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
105 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 862 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 75-79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#785 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Godfrey-Lee Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Godfrey-Lee 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Godfrey-Lee 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Godfrey-Lee Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,417 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
80%
8%
# Black Students
171 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
10%
18%
# White Students
123 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
7%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
63 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
137
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
122
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
126
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
125
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
110
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
130
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
128
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
130
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
173
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
159
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
191
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
140
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
109
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,835 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,126 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$25 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Godfrey-Lee Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$23 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Godfrey-Lee Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,835
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Godfrey-Lee 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,126
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Godfrey-Lee 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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Lee Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
982 Lee St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 241-2661
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
Rank: #22.
Lee Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1335 Lee St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 452-3296
Grades: 6-8
| 431 students
Rank: #33.
Godfrey Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1920 Godfrey Ave Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 243-0533
Grades: 3-5
| 365 students
Rank: #44.
Lee High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1335 Lee St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 452-3296
Grades: 9-12
| 533 students
Rank: n/an/a
961 Joosten St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 452-8703
Grades: PK-2
| 385 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Godfrey-Lee Public Schools School District
  • 1324 BURTON ST SW, WYOMING, MI, 49509-1466
  • (616) 241-4722
  • godfrey-lee.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,780 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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