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Cesar E. Chavez Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (616) 819-2560

1205 Grandville Ave Sw

Grand Rapids, Michigan


About Cesar E. Chavez Elementary
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Cesar E. Chavez Elementary is one of 50 schools in the Grand Rapids Public Schools district of Michigan.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 502 students from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $66,176, which is higher than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Students by Year Group
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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
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary 502$7,90618$66,1760.32
Buchanan School (0.83 miles) 517$8,15119$57,5790.23
Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (0.86 miles) 359$6,73330$76,9670.57
Godfrey Elementary School (0.96 miles) 464$7,32018$52,9190.35
East Lee Campus (1.22 miles) 104$10,54115$46,2700.50
Gerald R. Ford Academic Center (1.28 miles) 242$9,28514$45,8990.51

Cesar E. Chavez Elementary

Number of pupils502
Funding per pupil$7,906
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$66,176
Diversity index0.32

Buchanan School (0.83 miles)

Number of pupils517
Funding per pupil$8,151
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$57,579
Diversity index0.23

Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids (0.86 miles)

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

Godfrey Elementary School (0.96 miles)

Number of pupils464
Funding per pupil$7,320
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$52,919
Diversity index0.35

East Lee Campus (1.22 miles)

Number of pupils104
Funding per pupil$10,541
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$46,270
Diversity index0.50

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center (1.28 miles)

Number of pupils242
Funding per pupil$9,285
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$45,899
Diversity index0.51
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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.
988thlargest school
993rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1763rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
853rdhighest average teaching salary
249thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2634thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1456thhighest diversity index
1549thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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