West Godwin Elementary School

3546 Clyde Park Ave Sw

Wyoming, MI 49509

Tel: (616)252-2030
  • West Godwin Elementary School serves 423 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • West Godwin Elementary School operates within the Godwin Heights School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 423 students
West Godwin Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Godwin Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
West Godwin Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade West Godwin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 19:1
West Godwin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
West Godwin Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2010)
Asian
2%
3%
West Godwin Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
50%
7%
West Godwin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
16%
18%
West Godwin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
22%
68%
West Godwin Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Godwin Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
3%
West Godwin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Godwin Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.67 0.27
West Godwin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
81%
41%
West Godwin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
5%
6%
West Godwin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Godwin Heights School District's student population of 2,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,861 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,068 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Godwin Heights School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,156 760
Godwin Heights School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $10 MM
Godwin Heights School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $25 MM $10 MM
Godwin Heights School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,861 $12,839
Godwin Heights School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,068 $12,841
Godwin Heights School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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