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

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West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science is an above average, public, charter school located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 822 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.

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4463 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
43%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1130
26 responses
Average ACT
22
13 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$65,170
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$850
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$174,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 6 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 10 responses
  • Earth Week is the best!
    50%
  • Spirit Week
    20%
  • Canoe trip rocks!
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • prom
    10%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
822
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 6 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$6,480
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Website
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
16%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
40%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

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