Zinser Elementary School

1234 Kinney Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Zinser Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Zinser Elementary School 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 35-39% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Zinser Elementary School's student population of 332 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

Zinser Elementary School 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 Zinser Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1235 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenowa Hills School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Zinser Elementary School is West Mi Academy Of Environmental Science (0.6 miles away)
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