Youth Career Developmental Center School

1356 Jefferson Av Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 | (616) 819-3082
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 210
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 210 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs. Martha Williams
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • 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: 210
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 4.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 51.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 96 (45.7%)
  • Females: 100 (47.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 7 (3.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 170 (81.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 177 (84.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Youth Career Developmental Center School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.5%
Black17281.9%
Asian31.4%
Hispanic62.9%
White146.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Youth Career Developmental Center School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.5%
8th Grade21.0%
9th Grade4822.9%
10th Grade8239.0%
11th Grade4722.4%
12th Grade3014.3%
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 Youth Career Developmental Center School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP and MME state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Social Studies Test
201011.1%42.0%72.8%
20099.5%40.1%71.1%
200830.8%43.2%72.4%
 

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201015.0%26.1%50.4%
 
Reading Test
201015.0%47.7%65.2%
200933.3%40.0%59.9%
200812.5%39.4%61.9%
 
Science Test
201010.5%31.2%57.9%
20096.3%29.0%55.6%
20085.6%28.4%56.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201065.0%60.6%79.4%
200943.8%64.0%81.3%
200811.1%56.6%79.9%
 
Writing Test
20105.0%24.9%43.7%
20095.3%22.1%43.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
20095.6%28.4%52.1%
20086.3%28.4%52.3%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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