Godfrey-Lee School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools in Godfrey-Lee School District, serving 1,227 students. Public elementary schools in Godfrey-Lee School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Michigan public elementary school average of 35% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 18:1.
|School District Name||Godfrey-Lee School District|
|School District Website||http://www.godfrey-lee.org|
|School District Phone Number||(616) 241-4722|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MI)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||2,561 Schools|
|# of Students||1,227 Students||1,001,744 Students|
|# of Teachers||79 Teachers||57,230 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||18:1|
Godfrey-Lee School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 834 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MI)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#748 out of 869 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||7,587 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||4 Students||33,452 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||940 Students||81,130 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||124 Students||183,498 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||109 Students||652,184 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||843 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||49 Students||43,148 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||-|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||159||113,244|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||116||105,793|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||138||103,922|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||117||105,390|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||116||107,953|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||151||112,255|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||140||112,452|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||158||93,375|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||132||92,457|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||13,485|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||13,337|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||12,576|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||13,359|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||2,146|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $12,613 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,626 is less than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MI)|
|Total Revenue||$23 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$23 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$12,613||$13,151|
|Revenue / Student||$12,626||$13,281|
Godfrey-Lee School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Lee Middle School 1335 Lee St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
Grades: 6-8 | 430 students
- Godfrey Elementary School 1920 Godfrey Ave Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
Grades: 3-5 | 384 students
- Godfreylee Early Childhood Center961 Joosten St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
Grades: PK-2 | 413 students
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