District Facts


Superintendent:
Dr. Nicholas Ceglarek

Grade Levels:
Pre-school - 12

Enrollment:
Approximately 6,600

Staff:
Over 1,000

Mascot:
Eagle

Schools:
1 High School, 1 Freshman Campus, 2 Middle Schools, 8 Elementary Schools, and 1 Early Childhood Center

Size:
2nd Largest School District in Ottawa County - approximately 80 square miles

U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School:

  • 2014 - Jamestown Elementary
  • 2015 - Forest Grove Elementary
  • 2016 - South Elementary

Michigan Schools to Watch:

  • 2009 - Baldwin & Riley Middle School
  • 2013 - Baldwin Middle School
  • 2017 - Baldwin Middle School

Highest percentage in state (80%) with all elementary schools receiving designation and the most Reward Schools in Kent and Ottawa County.

Academic:
*Data from Class of 2016

  • 376 students in Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • 615 AP Tests taken
  • 82% achieved a 3 or higher rate for college credit

Extra-Curriculars:

In the 2014-15 school year, 7 teams and 25 individuals competed at a state-level tournament

88% of students surveyed in 2017 reported that they were involved in an extra-curricular activity

Post Graduation Success:
*Data from Class of 2017

Number of Graduates: 449

Graduation rate: 96

Students going to higher education: 

  • 4 year college - 65.5%
  • 2 year college - 17%

Entering workforce: 13%

Going to vocational/technical school: 2.5%

Joining military: 2%

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