Kentwood School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 8,983 students in Kentwood School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Kentwood School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kentwood School District are Discovery Elementary School, Explorer Elementary School and Pine Rest Kentwood Public Schools. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kentwood School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Kentwood School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Kentwood School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
18 Schools
3,749 Schools
# Students
8,983 Students
1,469,696 Students
# Teachers
496 Teachers
82,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Kentwood School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 864 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#342 out of 872 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kentwood  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kentwood  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentwood  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kentwood  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.76
0.52
# American Indian Students
23 Students
9,957 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,285 Students
49,628 Students
% Asian Students
14%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,300 Students
114,730 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
8%
# Black Students
2,806 Students
259,747 Students
% Black Students
31%
18%
# White Students
2,946 Students
976,677 Students
% White Students
33%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
1,268 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
614 Students
57,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
850
116,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
666
105,613
# Students in 2nd Grade:
662
103,755
# Students in 3rd Grade:
633
105,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
619
107,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
676
112,044
# Students in 6th Grade:
654
112,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
674
111,752
# Students in 8th Grade:
621
114,405
# Students in 9th Grade:
773
123,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
786
120,909
# Students in 11th Grade:
709
115,387
# Students in 12th Grade:
650
116,910
# Ungraded Students:
10
4,056

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,507 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,094. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,702 is higher than the state median of $13,691. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$121 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kentwood  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$123 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Kentwood  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,507
$14,094
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kentwood  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,702
$13,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kentwood  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Kentwood School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Explorer Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2307 68th St Se
Caledonia, MI 49316
(616) 554-0302
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #33.
Pine Rest Kentwood Public Schools
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 68th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 554-3980
Grades: 1-12
| 31 students
Rank: #44.
Pinewood Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2100 60th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 455-1224
Grades: 6-8
| 762 students
Rank: #55.
Endeavor Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5757 East Paris Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 554-5241
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
912 Silverleaf St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 455-2510
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Meadowlawn Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4939 Burgis Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 534-4608
Grades: K-5
| 366 students
Rank: #88.
Challenger Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2475 52nd St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 698-2524
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Southwood Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
630 66th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 455-7230
Grades: K-5
| 333 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Townline Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 60th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 538-4120
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bowen Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4483 Kalamazoo Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 455-5220
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Brookwood Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5465 Kalamazoo Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 455-0030
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #1313.
East Kentwood High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6230 Kalamazoo Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 698-6700
Grades: 10-12
| 1,946 students
Rank: #1414.
Crestwood Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2674 44th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 455-1200
Grades: 6-8
| 660 students
Rank: #1515.
Valleywood Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 50th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 538-7670
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #1616.
Crossroads Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
28 60th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 261-6166
Grades: 6-12
| 225 students
6170 Valley Lane Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 698-9292
Grades: 9
| 732 students
Hamilton Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
3303 Breton Road Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 493-5693
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,983 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76

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