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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 143 public schools in Grand Rapids, MI, serving 55,734 students.
  • Grand Rapids, MI public school have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Grand Rapids have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Grand Rapids, MI are Goodwillie Environmental School, Blandford Nature Center and Lakeside School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan public school average of 18:1.

Top Grand Rapids, MI Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • 54th Street Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    173 54th St Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616)531-7433

    Grades: 9-12 | 116 students
  • Aberdeen Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    928 Aberdeen St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2868

    Grades: K-8 | 233 students
  • Alger Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    921 Alger St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 339 students
  • Bethany Based School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    901 Eastern Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)245-7708

    Grades: 4-12 | 19 students
  • Blandford Nature Center Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3143 Milo St Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49534
    (616)819-2555

    Grades: 6 | 61 students
  • Bowen Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4483 Kalamazoo Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)455-5220

    Grades: K-5 | 338 students
  • Breton Downs School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2500 Boston St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)235-7552

    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
  • Brookside School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2505 Madison Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2242

    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
  • Brookwood Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5465 Kalamazoo Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)455-0030

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Buchanan School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1775 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2252

    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
  • Burton Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2133 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2262

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Burton Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2133 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2269

    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
  • Ca Frost Environmental Science Academy Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1460 Laughlin Dr Nw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616)819-2550

    Grades: K-12 | 770 students
  • Campus Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    710 Benjamin Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)819-2535

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Center For Economicology Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2380

    Grades: 6 | 61 students
  • Central High School Math: 70% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    5901 Hall St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616)493-8700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1225 students
  • Cesar E Chavez Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1205 Grandville Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)819-2560

    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
  • Challenger Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2475 52nd St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)698-2524

    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
  • City Middlehigh School Math: 65% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1720 Plainfield Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2380

    Grades: 7-12 | 874 students
  • Coit Arts Academy Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    617 Coit Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)819-2390

    Grades: K-5 | 246 students
  • Collins Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 5%
    4368 Heather Ln Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616)493-8900

    Grades: PK-4 | 376 students
  • Community Transition Campus Special Education School
    225 Mayfield Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)819-2710

    Grades: 6-12 | 112 students
  • Congress Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    940 Baldwin St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)819-2201

    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
  • Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Antoine St Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)364-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 344 students
  • Crestwood Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2674 44th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616)455-1200

    Grades: 6-8 | 660 students
  • Crossroads Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    28 60th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616)261-6166

    Grades: 6-12 | 225 students
  • Crossroads Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4400 Ambrose Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616)361-3430

    Grades: 7-8 | 501 students
  • Dickinson School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    448 Dickinson St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2505

    Grades: PK-8 | 294 students
  • Discovery Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2461 60th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)871-1080

    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
  • East Grand Rapids High School Math: 68% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2211 Lake Dr Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)235-7555

    Grades: 9-12 | 1010 students
  • East Grand Rapids Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2425 Lake Dr Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)235-7551

    Grades: 6-8 | 664 students
  • East Kelloggsville School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4656 Jefferson Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616)532-1580

    Grades: PK-3 | 357 students
  • East Kentwood Freshman Campus
    6170 Valley Lane Dr Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)698-9292

    Grades: 9 | 732 students
  • East Kentwood High School Math: 36% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6230 Kalamazoo Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616)698-6700

    Grades: 10-12 | 1946 students
  • East Leonard School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    410 Barnett St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)819-2525

    Grades: PK-5 | 178 students
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