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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Grand Rapids


Forest Hills Public Schools School District Details

Forest Hills Public Schools School District
6590 Cascade Rd Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

10,077 Students enrolled in District

17 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Forest Hills Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ada Elementary School
731 Ada Dr Se
Ada, MI, 49301
PK-04
Ada Vista Elementary School
7192 Bradfield Ave Se
Ada, MI, 49301
KG-05
Central High School
5901 Hall St Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
08-12
Central Middle School
5810 Ada Dr Se
Ada, MI, 49301
07-09
Central Woodlands 5/6 School
400 Alta Dale Ave Se
Ada, MI, 49301
04-07
Collins Elementary School
4368 Heather Ln Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
PK-04
Eastern High School
2200 Pettis Ave Ne
Ada, MI, 49301
09-12
Eastern Middle School
2200 Pettis Ave Ne
Ada, MI, 49301
06-09
Goodwillie Environmental School
8400 2 Mile Rd Ne
Ada, MI, 49301
05-07
Knapp Forest Elementary School
4243 Knapp Valley Dr Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
PK-07
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.0% 70.2%
Black 3.8% 18.6%
Hispanic 3.4% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.6% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.8% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,414 $64,473,528 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $355 $3,568,460 3.0%
Staff $451 $4,533,452 3.9%
General Administration $66 $663,432 0.6%
School Administration $552 $5,548,704 4.7%
Operation $905 $9,097,060 7.8%
Transportation $386 $3,880,072 3.3%
Other $398 $4,000,696 3.4%
Total Support $3,115 $31,311,980 26.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,151 $21,621,852 18.4%
Total Expenditures $11,680 $117,407,360 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Grand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technology School District Details

Grand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technology School District
670 Burton St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

361 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Grand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technology School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Grand Rapids Ellington Academy High School
670 Burton Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
09-12
Grand Rapids Ellington Academy-Middle School
670 Burton Street Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
06-09
Grand Rapids Ellington Academy Of Arts & Technolog School
670 Burton St Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.9% 70.2%
Black 79.4% 18.6%
Hispanic 14.0% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 81.2% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 80.3% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,504 $1,299,984 38.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $116 $43,036 1.3%
Staff $54 $20,034 0.6%
General Administration $2,013 $746,823 22.3%
School Administration $588 $218,148 6.5%
Operation $1,358 $503,818 15.0%
Transportation $81 $30,051 0.9%
Other $315 $116,865 3.5%
Total Support $4,526 $1,679,146 50.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,008 $373,968 11.2%
Total Expenditures $9,038 $3,353,098 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Grand Rapids Public Schools School District Details

Grand Rapids Public Schools School District
1331 Franklin St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

16,232 Students enrolled in District

50 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Grand Rapids Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Aberdeen Elementary School
928 Aberdeen St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49505
KG-08
Alger Middle School
921 Alger St Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
06-09
Bethany Based School
901 Eastern Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
04-12
Blandford Nature Center School
3143 Milo St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
06-06
Brookside School
2505 Madison Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
PK-08
Buchanan School
1775 Buchanan Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
PK-05
Burton Elementary School
2133 Buchanan Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
PK-06
Burton Middle School
2133 Buchanan Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
06-09
Ca Frost Environmental Science Academy School
1460 Laughlin Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49504
PK-12
Campus Elementary School
710 Benjamin Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49506
PK-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 23.4% 70.2%
Black 34.8% 18.6%
Hispanic 40.0% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 81.7% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 77.4% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,781 $121,539,220 47.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,120 $17,494,400 6.9%
Staff $1,132 $17,681,840 6.9%
General Administration $96 $1,499,520 0.6%
School Administration $722 $11,277,640 4.4%
Operation $1,396 $21,805,520 8.5%
Transportation $389 $6,076,180 2.4%
Other $822 $12,839,640 5.0%
Total Support $5,678 $88,690,360 34.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,896 $45,235,520 17.7%
Total Expenditures $16,354 $255,449,480 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Kenowa Hills Public Schools School District Details

Kenowa Hills Public Schools School District
2325 4 Mile Rd Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

3,282 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Kenowa Hills Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alpine Elementary School
4730 Baumhoff Ave Nw
Comstock Park, MI, 49321
KG-05
Kenowa Hills Central Elementary School
4252 3 Mile Rd Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
PK-06
Kenowa Hills Early Childhood Center School
3971 Richmond St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
PK-PK
Kenowa Hills High School
3825 Hendershot Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49544
08-12
Kenowa Hills Middle School
3950 Hendershot Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49544
05-09
Zinser Elementary School
1234 Kinney Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 80.1% 70.2%
Black 3.8% 18.6%
Hispanic 14.0% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.3% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.7% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,146 $20,300,238 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $192 $634,176 1.7%
Staff $292 $964,476 2.6%
General Administration $127 $419,481 1.1%
School Administration $546 $1,803,438 4.8%
Operation $744 $2,457,432 6.5%
Transportation $411 $1,357,533 3.6%
Other $366 $1,208,898 3.2%
Total Support $2,677 $8,842,131 23.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,531 $8,359,893 22.3%
Total Expenditures $11,354 $37,502,262 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Northview Public Schools School District Details

Northview Public Schools School District
4365 Hunsberger Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

3,421 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Northview Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Crossroads Middle School
4400 Ambrose Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
07-09
East Oakview Elementary School
3940 Suburban Shores Dr Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
KG-05
Highlands School
4645 Chandy Dr Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
04-07
North Oakview Elementary School
4300 Costa Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
KG-05
Northview Alternative High School
3801 East Beltline Se
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
09-12
Northview High School
4451 Hunsberger Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
08-12
West Oakview Elementary School
3880 Stuyvesant Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
PK-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.8% 70.2%
Black 7.2% 18.6%
Hispanic 7.8% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.7% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,430 $21,887,720 37.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $329 $1,119,916 1.9%
Staff $233 $793,132 1.4%
General Administration $175 $595,700 1.0%
School Administration $584 $1,987,936 3.4%
Operation $765 $2,604,060 4.5%
Transportation $222 $755,688 1.3%
Other $519 $1,766,676 3.0%
Total Support $2,826 $9,619,704 16.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,871 $26,792,884 46.0%
Total Expenditures $17,127 $58,300,308 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

William C. Abney Academy School District Details

William C. Abney Academy School District
1435 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

545 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

William C. Abney Academy School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
William C. Abney Academy Elementary School
1435 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
KG-06
William C. Abney Academy Middle School
256 Alger Street
Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.1% 70.2%
Black 89.3% 18.6%
Hispanic 9.5% 7.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 94.7% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 92.1% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,726 $2,604,026 45.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $314 $173,014 3.0%
Staff $53 $29,203 0.5%
General Administration $252 $138,852 2.4%
School Administration $768 $423,168 7.4%
Operation $955 $526,205 9.1%
Transportation $984 $542,184 9.4%
Other $967 $532,817 9.3%
Total Support $4,292 $2,364,892 41.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,419 $781,869 13.6%
Total Expenditures $10,437 $5,750,787 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,183 $9,458,241,949 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $1,211,911,990 6.5%
Staff $510 $779,472,559 4.2%
General Administration $231 $353,972,074 1.9%
School Administration $595 $909,698,133 4.9%
Operation $992 $1,517,706,477 8.2%
Transportation $438 $670,764,559 3.6%
Other $520 $794,883,148 4.3%
Total Support $4,078 $6,238,498,464 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,898 $2,904,189,489 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,159 $18,600,942,582 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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