• Kayla Plastiak

2020 Top 5 School Districts in the Grand Rapids Area

When starting the house searching process and looking at new real estate options, many factors come into play about your home specifically. But if you have children, or plan on having children in the future, finding the perfect school district is always near the top of that list when starting to house search. Of course, parents want to ensure their children are going to get the best education possible and here in the Grand Rapids area there are countless great options for school districts to choose from. Below features a 2020 list of the top 5 school districts in the greater Grand Rapids area, based on rankings from things like Academics and Athletics to Diversity and Safety. Happy home (and school) searching!

#1 Forest Hills Public Schools

Grand Rapids, MI

“All Learners Achieving Individual Potential”

Mission Statement: “In partnership with our community, Forest Hills Public Schools will provide all learners with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to build meaningful and productive lives”

  • Academics: A+

  • Teachers: A+

  • Clubs & Activities: A

  • Administration: A

  • Diversity: C+

  • College Prep: A+

  • Health & Safety: A

  • Sports: A+

  • Resources & Facilities: B+

https://www.fhps.net/

#2 East Grand Rapids Public Schools

Grand Rapids, MI

Mission Statement: “Educating and Inspiring Each Student to Navigate Successfully in a Global Community”

  • Academics: A+

  • Teachers: A+

  • Clubs & Activities: A

  • Administration: B+

  • Diversity: C-

  • College Prep: A+

  • Health & Safety: A

  • Sports: A+

  • Resources & Facilities: B

https://www.egrps.org/

#3 West Ottawa Public School District

Holland, MI

Mission Statement: “Preparing Students to be College, Career, and Life Ready!”

  • Academics: A-

  • Teachers: A+

  • Clubs & Activities: A+

  • Administration: A

  • Diversity: A+

  • College Prep: A

  • Health & Safety: A-

  • Sports: A+

  • Resources & Facilities: B

https://www.westottawa.net/

#4 Spring Lake Public Schools

Spring Lake, MI

“Big enough to challenge, small enough to care”

Mission Statement: “Educating and inspiring each student to live, learn and lead with excellence.”

  • Academics: A+

  • Teachers: A+

  • Clubs & Activities: B+

  • Administration: A

  • Diversity: C-

  • College Prep: A-

  • Health & Safety: A+

  • Sports: A

  • Resources & Facilities: B+

https://www.springlakeschools.org/

#5 North Muskegon Public Schools

Muskegon, MI

“We are an Educational Community that gives our BEST and expects the BEST”

Mission Statement: “The mission of North Muskegon Public Schools is to assist all students in becoming lifelong learners, with the social skills necessary to become productive, responsible citizens of strong character.”

  • Academics: A

  • Teachers: A+

  • Clubs & Activities: B

  • Administration: A

  • Diversity: B-

  • College Prep: A

  • Health & Safety: A

  • Sports: B+

  • Resources & Facilities: B-

https://www.nmps.net/

For more information on school districts and their report cards visit: https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/m/grand-rapids-metro-area/

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