500 West 24th St
Holland, MI 49423
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

West's student population of 411 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

West is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1210 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
41%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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