Covell Elementary School

1417 Covell Ave Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 | (616) 819-2411
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 320
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1417 Covell Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. R. Michael Caterino
  • Fax: (616) 819-2412
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: 320
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 121 (37.8%)
  • Females: 111 (34.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 15 (4.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 255 (79.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 270 (84.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Covell Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian41.3%
Black309.4%
Asian82.5%
Hispanic4915.3%
White14144.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Covell Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5216.3%
1st Grade6620.6%
2nd Grade4915.3%
3rd Grade5717.8%
4th Grade4514.1%
5th Grade5115.9%
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 Covell 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
201093.0%87.9%95.3%
200984.0%88.2%94.8%
200884.3%79.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201069.8%70.9%86.8%
200973.5%79.3%89.8%
200866.7%72.5%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200862.7%65.1%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200849.0%41.8%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.6%79.7%91.5%
200976.7%81.6%92.3%
200856.5%71.2%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201062.1%65.6%84.1%
200961.9%64.2%84.1%
200860.9%63.3%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201027.6%30.6%47.2%
2009---
200819.6%25.6%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200847.8%54.5%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.1%60.2%79.9%
200956.5%62.7%79.5%
200869.4%59.8%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201068.4%67.2%85.1%
200957.4%66.6%85.2%
200862.0%65.7%81.5%
 
Science Test
201057.9%46.9%78.1%
200954.2%56.2%81.0%
200866.0%59.2%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200861.2%59.6%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200857.1%46.1%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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