Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center School

640 5th St Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 | (616) 459-0330
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 197
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 640 5th Street Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 197
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 11.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 66 (33.5%)
  • Females: 93 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (10.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 112 (56.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 132 (67.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian31.5%
Black157.6%
Asian63.0%
Hispanic3316.8%
White10251.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten3517.8%
1st Grade4120.8%
2nd Grade3216.2%
3rd Grade3718.8%
4th Grade2914.7%
5th Grade2311.7%
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 Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center School performed on average worse than many 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
201096.2%96.2%95.3%
200989.2%89.2%94.8%
200884.8%84.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201080.8%80.8%86.8%
200986.5%86.5%89.8%
200884.8%84.8%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200881.8%81.8%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200850.0%50.0%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.6%90.6%91.5%
200992.3%92.3%92.3%
200870.8%70.8%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201081.3%81.3%84.1%
200973.1%73.1%84.1%
200866.7%66.7%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201043.8%43.8%47.2%
2009---
200816.7%16.7%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200854.2%54.2%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201059.1%59.1%79.9%
200965.2%65.2%79.5%
200878.9%78.9%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201060.9%60.9%85.1%
200982.6%82.6%85.2%
200873.7%73.7%81.5%
 
Science Test
201072.7%72.7%78.1%
200978.3%78.3%81.0%
200873.7%73.7%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200868.4%68.4%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200836.8%36.8%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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