Top 10 Best Kent County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 247 public schools serving 105,052 students in Kent County, MI. Kent County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Kent County, MI are Brown Elementary School, Countryside Elementary School and Marshall Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kent County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Kent County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Kent County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brown Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8064 Byron Center Ave Sw
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 878-6200
Grades: K-4
| 524 students
Rank: #22.
Countryside Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8200 Eastern Ave Se
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 878-6900
Grades: K-4
| 524 students
Rank: #33.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1756 64th St Sw
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 878-6300
Grades: PK-4
| 531 students
Rank: #44.
Ada Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
731 Ada Dr Se
Ada, MI 49301
(616) 493-8940
Grades: PK-4
| 345 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Eastern High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2200 Pettis Ave Ne
Ada, MI 49301
(616) 493-8830
Grades: 9-12
| 804 students
Rank: #88.
Alto Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6150 Bancroft Ave Se
Alto, MI 49302
(616) 987-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
Central Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5810 Ada Dr Se
Ada, MI 49301
(616) 493-8750
Grades: 7-8
| 605 students
Rank: #1515.
Eastern Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2200 Pettis Ave Ne
Ada, MI 49301
(616) 493-8850
Grades: 7-8
| 411 students
Rank: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Byron Center High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8500 Burlingame Ave Sw
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 878-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,088 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #2121.
Cross Creek Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7701 Kalamazoo Ave Se
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 656-4000
Grades: K-8
| 784 students
Rank: #2222.
Chandler Woods Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
6895 Samrick Ave Ne
Belmont, MI 49306
(616) 866-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 739 students
Rank: #2323.
Grandville Central Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4052 Prairie St Sw
Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 254-6010
Grades: PK-6
| 188 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #2626.
Byron Center West Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8654 Homerich Ave Sw
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 878-6500
Grades: 6-9
| 616 students
Rank: #2727.
Kettle Lake Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8451 Garbow Dr Se
Alto, MI 49302
(616) 868-6113
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #2828.
Caledonia Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9770 Duncan Lake Ave Se
Caledonia, MI 49316
(616) 891-8181
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Belmont Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6097 Belmont Ave Ne
Belmont, MI 49306
(616) 863-6362
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
Grandville South Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3650 Navaho St Sw
Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 254-6211
Grades: PK-6
| 427 students
Rank: #3434.
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: #3535.
Rockford High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4100 Kroes St Ne
Rockford, MI 49341
(616) 863-6030
Grades: 9-12
| 1,819 students
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Kent County 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
240 84th Street Se
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 827-0195
Grades: PK
| 34 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
204 East Muskegon St
Cedar Springs, MI 49319
(616) 696-9102
Grades: 2-4
| 710 students
421 Fountain St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2301
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
200 Alma Street
Sparta, MI 49345
(616) 887-8218
Grades: K-1
| 464 students
421 Fountain St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 819-2310
Grades: 9-12
| 324 students
200 Clover Street
Kent City, MI 49330
(616) 678-4680
Grades: PK-10
| 3 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
1585 36th Street Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 530-7587
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
758 Eastern Avenue Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 819-2510
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
8285 Vinton Ave Nw
Sparta, MI 49345
(616) 887-8213
Grades: 9-12
| 60 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
4900 Canal Ave Sw
Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 254-6712
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3825 Oakridge St Ne
Comstock Park, MI 49321
(616) 254-5700
Grades: PK
| n/a 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
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