Thornapple Elementary School

6932 Bridgewater Dr Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 | (616) 493-8920
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 430
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6932 Bridgewater Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Greg Shubel
  • Fax: (616) 493-8929
  • Website: www.fhps.us
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 430
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 219 (50.9%)
  • Females: 211 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 6 (1.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 19 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 25 (5.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thornapple Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black122.8%
Asian153.5%
Hispanic--
White40393.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thornapple Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9822.8%
1st Grade7918.4%
2nd Grade7617.7%
3rd Grade8620.0%
4th Grade9121.2%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Thornapple Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 11, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have been absolutely thrilled with Thornapple elementary. The principal is personable, involved, committed and the teachers fantastic. I thoroughly appreciate that they do not allow bullying or unkindness at the school and seek to educate our kids as well as give them great exposure to culture and the arts as well.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 04, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • love this school! teachers and staff are so helpful and understanding.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201097.5%99.0%95.3%
2009100.0%99.2%94.8%
2008100.0%99.2%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201097.4%95.8%86.8%
2009100.0%98.1%89.8%
200896.5%95.3%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200896.5%94.5%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200885.9%81.6%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.9%99.2%91.5%
2009100.0%99.1%92.3%
200897.8%98.2%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201097.8%96.7%84.1%
200998.9%97.1%84.1%
200890.0%95.1%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201078.3%71.7%47.2%
2009---
200850.0%67.1%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200890.0%94.3%76.6%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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