Cummings Elementary School

4261 Schoolcraft St Sw, Grand Rapids, MI 49534 | (616) 254-6040
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 516
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4261 Schoolcraft Sw, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Scott Merkel
  • Fax: (616) 254-6043
  • Website: www.grandville.k12.mi.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 516
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 256 (49.6%)
  • Females: 222 (43.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33 (6.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 116 (22.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 149 (28.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cummings Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black112.1%
Asian101.9%
Hispanic152.9%
White44185.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cummings Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9418.2%
1st Grade7314.1%
2nd Grade6512.6%
3rd Grade7714.9%
4th Grade6212.0%
5th Grade6312.2%
6th Grade8215.9%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Cummings 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
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.5%98.8%95.3%
2009100.0%98.2%94.8%
200897.0%97.3%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%94.6%86.8%
200997.4%94.3%89.8%
200892.4%92.6%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200890.9%90.4%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200872.7%78.2%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.8%97.0%91.5%
200998.4%98.1%92.3%
200893.8%96.1%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201096.1%93.7%84.1%
200993.5%92.5%84.1%
200895.4%95.2%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201041.6%61.5%47.2%
2009---
200856.9%61.3%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200892.3%92.3%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.4%93.9%79.9%
200993.7%93.6%79.5%
200888.0%93.6%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201093.8%91.2%85.1%
200993.7%94.1%85.2%
200890.4%93.6%81.5%
 
Science Test
201093.8%93.6%78.1%
200998.4%91.8%81.0%
200892.8%95.8%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200888.0%90.4%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200877.1%80.9%63.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.3%96.2%84.5%
200993.9%94.6%82.0%
200891.3%93.1%79.9%
 
Reading Test
201093.8%94.4%84.0%
200995.1%95.7%87.7%
200892.6%93.1%80.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.2%92.0%75.3%
200980.5%87.2%73.4%
200888.9%89.5%73.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200891.4%92.9%79.5%
 
Writing Test
200881.5%89.8%75.7%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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