Northern Trails 56 School

Serves grades 5 - 6

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3777 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone
(616) 493-8990
District
FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
KENT COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
526
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.4% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Northern Trails 56 School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
41%
62%
47%
62%
36%
62%
41%
62%
47%
62%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
65%
39%
67%
43%
62%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
18
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 266 50.6%
Grade 6 260 49.4%
Total 526 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.6% 83.3% 68.3%
Black 6.9% 3.5% 18.6%
Hispanic 6.9% 4.3% 8.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.7% 8.7% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.3% 12.0% 49.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 10.7% 43.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 1.4% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 51,139 9,986,857
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 854.9 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.5% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.2% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 18,623 3,935,041
Single Parent Households With Children 5.4% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.7% 29.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 33.4% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.4% 14.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.0% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.5% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.4% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 3.8% 11.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,918 $67,548,000 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $3,925,000 3.2%
Staff $397 $3,879,000 3.1%
General Administration $63 $612,000 0.5%
School Administration $622 $6,074,000 4.9%
Operation $900 $8,789,000 7.1%
Transportation $382 $3,727,000 3.0%
Other $438 $4,279,000 3.5%
Total Support $3,204 $31,285,000 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,571 $25,106,000 20.3%
Total Expenditures $12,693 $123,939,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,809 $10,148,551,000 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $947 $1,412,120,000 6.6%
Staff $596 $889,088,000 4.1%
General Administration $259 $385,583,000 1.8%
School Administration $665 $990,611,000 4.6%
Operation $1,038 $1,547,183,000 7.2%
Transportation $504 $751,442,000 3.5%
Other $593 $884,399,000 4.1%
Total Support $4,603 $6,860,426,000 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,965 $4,419,981,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $14,377 $21,428,958,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%