Top 10 Best Grand Rapids Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 143 public schools serving 55,696 students in Grand Rapids, MI. Grand Rapids has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Grand Rapids, MI are East Grand Rapids High School, Lakeside School and City Middlehigh School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Grand Rapids, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Grand Rapids have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Grand Rapids, MI 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.
City Middlehigh School
Math: 69% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-2380
Grades: 7-12
| 874 students
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
Northern Hills Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3775 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 493-8650
Grades: 7-8
| 591 students
Rank: #77.
Knapp Forest Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4243 Knapp Valley Dr Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 493-8980
Grades: PK-6
| 671 students
Rank: #88.
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
Rank: #99.
Blandford Nature Center
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
3143 Milo St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 819-2555
Grades: 6
| 61 students
Rank: #1010.
Northern High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3801 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 493-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,143 students
Rank: #1111.
Collins Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4368 Heather Ln Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8900
Grades: PK-4
| 376 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Central High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5901 Hall St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,225 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Pine Ridge Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3250 Redford Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8910
Grades: PK-4
| 499 students
Rank: #1414.
Goodwillie Environmental School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(4)
8400 2 Mile Rd Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8920
Grades: 5-6
| 101 students
Rank: #1515.
West Michigan Aviation Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5363 44th Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 446-8886
Grades: 9-12
| 599 students
Rank: #1616.
Thornapple Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6932 Bridgewater Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8920
Grades: PK-4
| 360 students
Rank: #1717.
Discovery Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2461 60th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 871-1080
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1818.
Northern Trails 56 School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3777 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 493-8990
Grades: 5-6
| 536 students
Rank: #1919.
Excel Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4201 Breton Rd Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 281-9339
Grades: K-8
| 773 students
Rank: #2020.
Walker Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 3 Mile Rd Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 785-2700
Grades: K-8
| 744 students
Rank: #2121.
John Ball Park Zoo School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1300 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 819-3344
Grades: 6
| 57 students
Rank: #2222.
Meadow Brook Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1450 Forest Hill Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 493-8740
Grades: K-4
| 510 students
Rank: #2323.
Center For Economicology
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-2380
Grades: 6
| 61 students
Rank: #2424.
Highlands School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4645 Chandy Dr Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 361-3440
Grades: 5-6
| 470 students
Rank: #2525.
Kenowa Hills Central Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4252 3 Mile Rd Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 453-6351
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #2626.
Orchard View Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2770 Leffingwell Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 493-8930
Grades: K-6
| 569 students
Rank: #2727.
Grandville Cummings Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4261 Schoolcraft St Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 254-6040
Grades: PK-6
| 496 students
Rank: #2828.
West Oakview Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3880 Stuyvesant Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 361-3470
Grades: PK-4
| 275 students
Rank: #2929.
Northview High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4451 Hunsberger Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 363-4857
Grades: 9-12
| 1,125 students
Rank: #3030.
Lincoln Campus
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
860 Crahen Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 819-2762
Grades: K-12
| 308 students
Rank: #3131.
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
409 Lafayette Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 459-0330
Grades: K-5
| 262 students
Rank: #3232.
North Oakview Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4300 Costa Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 361-3450
Grades: K-4
| 424 students
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Bethany Based School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
901 Eastern Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 245-7708
Grades: 4-12
| 19 students
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Godwin Heights Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3529 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 252-2040
Grades: 7-12
| 81 students
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Home Education Site
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2405 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-2621
Grades: 1-12
| 4 students
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Grand Rapids, Michigan Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1800 Tremont Blvd Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 819-3150
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
1061 Kensington Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2620
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students
1010 Alexander St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 819-2213
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
921 Alger Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 819-2222
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
45 Lexington Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 819-2797
Grades: Inquire with school
| 107 students
Campau Park School (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
50 Antoine St Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 819-2290
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
1326 Thomas St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 819-3522
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
710 Benjamin Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 771-3525
Grades: K-8
| 444 students
Cbot School (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
864 Crahen Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 819-2740
Grades: 12
| 20 students
421 Fountain St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2301
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
421 Fountain St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2310
Grades: 9-12
| 324 students
1417 Covell Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 819-2411
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-2424
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-2424
Grades: 9-12
| 578 students
Day Treatment (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
1501 Cedar St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 336-2340
Grades: 7-11
| 12 students
758 Eastern Avenue Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 819-2510
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
2396 Hillside Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 363-3879
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
159 College Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2530
Grades: K-5
| 184 students
311 State Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 458-9646
Grades: 7-12
| 158 students
851 Madison Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 819-2640
Grades: 6-8
| 266 students
111 36th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 252-2084
Grades: 4-8
| n/a students
670 Burton Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 241-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 74 students
670 Burton St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 241-6300
Grades: K-5
| 96 students
670 Burton Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 241-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 38 students
1625 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 819-3150
Grades: Inquire with school
| 25 students
9181 Kenowa Avenue Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 254-6170
Grades: K-1
| 189 students
3303 Breton Road Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 245-2203
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
1440 Davis Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 819-2565
Grades: PK-8
| 890 students
1505 Cedar St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 451-6021
Grades: K-12
| 14 students
538 Madison Avenue Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2606
Grades: PK
| 99 students
1415 Lyon Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 771-3466
Grades: K-8
| 382 students
1050 Iroquois Drive Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 819-2640
Grades: 7-8
| 579 students
1356 Jefferson Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 819-2666
Grades: K-5
| 236 students
Job Corps (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
110 Hall Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 819-2676
Grades: Inquire with school
| 127 students
1353 Van Auken St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 819-2685
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
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