Congress Elementary School

940 Baldwin St Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 | (616) 819-2201
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 244
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 940 Baldwin Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Joann Riemersma
  • Fax: (616) 819-2203
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 244
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 89 (36.5%)
  • Females: 56 (23.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 7 (2.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 231 (94.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 238 (97.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Congress Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian31.2%
Black10442.6%
Asian20.8%
Hispanic177.0%
White197.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Congress Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5522.5%
1st Grade3413.9%
2nd Grade4016.4%
3rd Grade4618.9%
4th Grade3715.2%
5th Grade3213.1%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Congress Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.3%87.9%95.3%
200988.4%88.2%94.8%
200885.4%79.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201062.8%70.9%86.8%
200979.1%79.3%89.8%
200885.4%72.5%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200880.5%65.1%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200848.8%41.8%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.6%79.7%91.5%
200975.0%81.6%92.3%
200871.9%71.2%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201048.6%65.6%84.1%
200958.3%64.2%84.1%
200851.6%63.3%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201016.7%30.6%47.2%
2009---
200819.4%25.6%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200851.6%54.5%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201054.5%60.2%79.9%
200950.0%62.7%79.5%
200858.6%59.8%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201067.7%67.2%85.1%
200963.3%66.6%85.2%
200872.4%65.7%81.5%
 
Science Test
201041.9%46.9%78.1%
200936.7%56.2%81.0%
200865.5%59.2%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200875.9%59.6%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200862.1%46.1%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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