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Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center (leave a review)
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+1 (616) 459-0330

409 Lafayette Ave Se

Grand Rapids, Michigan


About Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center
Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Charter school

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is located in the Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center district of the state of Michigan. It is the only school in its district.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 249 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a charter school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center, the average teaching salary of $47,455 is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center 249$8,83218$47,4550.56
Gerald R. Ford Academic Center (0.57 miles) 242$9,28514$45,8990.51
Grand Rapids Learning Center (0.62 miles) 76$6,31438$66,7660.67
Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (0.65 miles) 359$6,73330$76,9670.57
Coit Arts Academy (1.32 miles) 278$9,51017$50,2470.70
Hope Academy of West Michigan (1.61 miles) 332$10,95812$40,4050.42

Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center

Number of pupils249
Funding per pupil$8,832
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$47,455
Diversity index0.56

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center (0.57 miles)

Number of pupils242
Funding per pupil$9,285
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$45,899
Diversity index0.51

Grand Rapids Learning Center (0.62 miles)

Number of pupils76
Funding per pupil$6,314
Pupils per teacher38
Average teacher salary$66,766
Diversity index0.67

Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (0.65 miles)

Number of pupils359
Funding per pupil$6,733
Pupils per teacher30
Average teacher salary$76,967
Diversity index0.57

Coit Arts Academy (1.32 miles)

Number of pupils278
Funding per pupil$9,510
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$50,247
Diversity index0.70

Hope Academy of West Michigan (1.61 miles)

Number of pupils332
Funding per pupil$10,958
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$40,405
Diversity index0.42
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Rankings within Michigan
There are 3,555 schools in Michigan. Rankings don't always go up to 3,555 because some schools have missing data.
2502ndlargest school
2598thhighest number of FTE teachers
1837thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2607thhighest average teaching salary
2209thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
271sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
511thhighest diversity index
1035thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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