District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Grand Rapids Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Grand Rapids Public Schools at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Grand Rapids Public Schools

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Current student
November 29, 2023
They care more about how you’re doing you’re doing mentally. If you wanna time learning, city is not the school for you. I had to learn that the hard way over four years.
Parent / Guardian
November 20, 2023
All three of my children have either attended or are currently attending. I am so impressed with the welcoming environment, appropriate expectations, and amazing teachers. My children love seeing... More
Review for Congress Elementary
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
September 18, 2023
I personally really enjoyed being at this school. The teachers were nice and most of the students as well. The school is very engaging with the students and parents, keeping them updated and talking... More
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