Best Public Schools in Zip Code 49423


Summary:

The 49423 zip code area is home to 12 schools across two school districts - Holland City School District and Black River Public School. The schools include 8 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 3 high schools, with no alternative schools in the area.

Among the standout schools in the 49423 zip code, Black River Public School MiddleHigh consistently ranks as one of the top high schools in Michigan, with a 100% four-year graduation rate, 0% dropout rate, and excellent test scores that far exceed the state and district averages. Another high-performing school is Vanderbilt Charter Academy, a public charter elementary school with test scores significantly higher than the state and district averages, particularly in English Language Arts. While not the highest-ranked, West Elementary stands out for its relatively strong performance compared to other Holland City School District elementary schools.

The data reveals a clear performance gap between the public charter schools and the traditional public schools in the Holland City School District, with the charter schools consistently outperforming the district schools across a range of metrics, including graduation rates, test scores, and chronic absenteeism. Additionally, there is a correlation between socioeconomic status (as measured by free and reduced lunch rates) and academic performance, with the schools serving higher-poverty populations generally struggling more. The Holland Virtual Technical High School stands out as an outlier, with very poor performance metrics compared to the other high schools in the area.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Michigan Department of Education.

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