Ottawa Hills High School

  • Ottawa Hills High School serves 597 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Ottawa Hills High School operates within the Grand Rapids School District.
  • Grand Rapids School District's 44% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 597 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students597 students
Ottawa Hills High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Ottawa Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Ottawa Hills High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeOttawa Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Ottawa Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Ottawa Hills High School American Indian Students (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Ottawa Hills High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
13%
7%
Ottawa Hills High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
77%
18%
Ottawa Hills High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
7%
68%
Ottawa Hills High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Ottawa Hills High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ottawa Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsOttawa Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.390.50
Ottawa Hills High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
41%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Ottawa Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Grand Rapids School District's student population of 15,297 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 44% has decreased from 87% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,150 is higher than the state average of $12,856. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,527 is higher than the state average of $12,858. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
2
Number of Students Managed15,297759
Grand Rapids School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate44%82%
Grand Rapids School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue$249 MM$10 MM
Grand Rapids School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$256 MM$10 MM
Grand Rapids School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$15,150$12,856
Grand Rapids School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$15,527$12,858
Grand Rapids School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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