1525 Mount Mercy Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westwood Middle School serves 254 students in grades 6-8.
Westwood Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westwood Middle School's student population of 254 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Westwood Middle School 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
#2897 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
8%
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Black
27%
18%
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White
11%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
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
93%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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