Zeeland West High School

  • Zeeland West High School serves 930 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Zeeland West High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Zeeland West High School's student population of 930 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zeeland West High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Zeeland West High School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#391 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
75%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zeeland West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.410.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameZeeland Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Zeeland West High School is Venture Academy (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Zeeland Quest (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Zeeland Quest (0.7 miles away)
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