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Westwood Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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
1525 Mount Mercy Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Phone
(616) 819-3322
District
GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
KENT COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
254
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

1

(10 is best)

Better than 6.0% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Westwood Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

50 40 30 20 10 0
10%
39%
12%
43%
7%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

50 40 30 20 10 0
10%
40%
17%
44%
2%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
20%
52%
27%
62%
12%
41%
20%
52%
27%
62%
12%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
15
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 63 24.8%
Grade 7 81 31.9%
Grade 8 110 43.3%
Total 254 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.8% 22.1% 68.1%
Black 30.8% 34.2% 18.5%
Hispanic 55.5% 42.3% 8.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.1% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 97.2% 84.2% 49.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 92.9% 76.9% 45.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 7.3% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 191,844 10,077,331
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,448.1 178
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.7% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.0% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.1% 26.9%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 73,574 3,980,408
Single Parent Households With Children 12.4% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.3% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 37.9% 30.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 11.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.6% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.6% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 13.1% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,475 $126,650,400 43.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,123 $16,782,112 5.8%
Staff $954 $14,256,576 4.9%
General Administration $168 $2,510,592 0.9%
School Administration $906 $13,539,264 4.7%
Operation $1,529 $22,849,376 7.9%
Transportation $430 $6,425,920 2.2%
Other $1,081 $16,154,464 5.6%
Total Support $6,192 $92,533,248 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,809 $71,865,696 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,476 $291,049,344 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,205 $10,310,713,785 46.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,035 $1,481,619,454 6.7%
Staff $655 $937,721,317 4.3%
General Administration $272 $389,008,274 1.8%
School Administration $709 $1,014,481,339 4.6%
Operation $1,125 $1,610,220,864 7.3%
Transportation $535 $764,937,789 3.5%
Other $632 $904,691,642 4.1%
Total Support $4,963 $7,102,600,550 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,239 $4,634,968,968 21.0%
Total Expenditures $15,408 $22,048,331,531 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%