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K-5
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Grand Rapids, MI
Students enrolled: 196

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1353 Van Auken Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

(616) 819-2696
(616) 819-3461
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March 14, 2011
This school is probably one of the better ones in Grand Rapids for one reason alone: the principal Mr. Polaski. He is very concerned about whether these kids learn, not only in the classroom but also in life. He is strict and not afraid to dish out discipline for kids who cannot get their act together. He will even visit the homes of parents whose children do not behave. He understands that these children get no discipline at home but does not use that as an excuse to just sit by passively and let the kids run the school. True there are educational problems, but again what can a teacher do if students are not encouraged to succeed at home and the parents do not care what their children do? Yes, Ken-o-Sha has issues, but not nearly as many as most schools in the Grand Rapids Public School district and it all starts with the leadership Mr. Polaski impements. Great principal who is trying to turn around a rather shady school.

- submitted by a teacher
April 07, 2010
this is not a very good school. my child is 4th grade and he doesn't know his multiplication yet. they were supposed to be teaching multiplication in 2nd grade but he doesn't know it yet. this school is a fairly bad school as education goes and they're also too many fights and this school doesn't teach morals or anything needed for middle school or life. they just started teaching fractions when 4th graders are supposed to learn division right now. the education there is no good as they teach 4th graders 2nd grade stuff. education there is horrible.

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- submitted by a student
September 09, 2004
Nice and a good place to learn.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
I have a child entering the sixth grade as a special education student at Ken-O-Sha. I have been very impressed with the quality of services and the dedication of the entire staff at this school.

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Ken-O-Sha Park School
1353 Van Auken Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI  49508
(616) 819-2696
Last modified Ken-O-Sha Park School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ken-O-Sha Park School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top