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For the 2021 school year, there are 59 public schools serving 17,792 students in Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Kalamazoo, MI are Cooper Elementary School, Stem Academy and Alamo Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kalamazoo, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Kalamazoo have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Kalamazoo, MI Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cooper Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7559 North 14th St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269) 349-2674

    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Stem Academy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    175 Hunt St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 250-8907

    Grades: K-8 | 256 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Alamo Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8184 North 6th St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269) 692-6150

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Winchell Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2316 Winchell Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0780

    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Kingwestwood Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1100 Nichols Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 337-0610

    Grades: K-5 | 576 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Indian Prairie Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3546 Grand Prairie Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 337-0590

    Grades: PK-3 | 257 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Parkwoodupjohn Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2321 South Park St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0720

    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Kalamazoo Innovative Learning Program Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3333 S Westnedge Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 548-0190

    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Parchment Central Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    516 North Orient St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 488-1000

    Grades: PK-3 | 248 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Parchment Northwood Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 Edison St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 488-1300

    Grades: PK-3 | 199 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Maple Street Magnet School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    922 West Maple St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0730

    Grades: 6-8 | 836 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    El Sol Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    604 West Vine St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0230

    Grades: K-5 | 327 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Parchment North Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5535 Keyes Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 488-1400

    Grades: 4-5 | 250 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Parchment Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    307 North Riverview Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 488-1200

    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Northglade Montessori School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1914 Cobb Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 337-0700

    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Linden Grove Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4241 Arboretum Pkwy
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-1740

    Grades: 6-8 | 772 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Prairie Ridge Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2294 South 9th St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269) 337-0630

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Arcadia Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    932 Boswell Ln
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 337-0530

    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Greenwood Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3501 Moreland St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0560

    Grades: PK-3 | 113 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Valley Center School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3122 Lake St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 388-9494

    Grades: 1-12 | 40 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Woods Lake Elementarya Magnet Center For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3215 Oakland Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0790

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Edison Environmental Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    924 Russell St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0550

    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Milwood Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3400 Lovers Ln
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0660

    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Hillside Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1941 Alamo Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 337-0570

    Grades: 6-8 | 575 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Forest Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5196 Comstock Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 488-2315

    Grades: K-8 | 193 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Spring Valley Center For Exploration Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3530 Mount Olivet Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 337-0750

    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    Barclay Hills Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1125 East Mosel Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269) 488-1470

    Grades: 6-12 | 89 students
  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    Comstock Compass High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3010 Gull Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 250-8930

    Grades: 6-12 | 161 students
  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    Youth Center School Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1424 Gull Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 270-8252

    Grades: 5-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Northeastern Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2433 Gertrude St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 337-0690

    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Paramount Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3624 South Westnedge Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 553-6400

    Grades: PK-8 | 364 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Milwood Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2916 Konkle St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0670

    Grades: 6-8 | 733 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Green Meadow Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6171 East Mn Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 250-8960

    Grades: PK-4 | 292 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Lincoln International Studies School Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    912 North Burdick St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 337-0640

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    North Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3100 North 26th St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 250-8550

    Grades: PK-4 | 252 students
  • Show 24 more public schools in Kalamazoo, MI (out of 59 total schools)
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