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grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Grand Rapids Public Schools is a public school district located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 15,803 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
71%
Average SAT
1100
414 responses
Average ACT
24
173 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
15,803
Free or Reduced Lunch
77.9%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,146
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$16,134 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$99,142
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,267
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$261,245
National
$217,500

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