About This School
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Alger Middle School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Michigan in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Alger Middle School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Alger Middle School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Alger Middle School's students and teachers. more
Middle Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|New Branches School 0.9 miles|
|Vista Charter Academy 1 miles|
|Grand Rapids Christian Middle School 1.1 miles||n/a|
|Immaculate Heart Of Mary School 1.2 miles||n/a|
|Ken-O-Sha Diagnostic Center 1.3 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 371
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Alger Middle School had 94% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Michigan had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Grand Rapids District Spending
In 2011, Alger Middle School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Grand Rapids School District
About the MEAP
What is it?
The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test administered in the fall of the school year and used to assess a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading, and writing, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels:exceeded standards (level 1), met standards (level 2), basic (level 3) and apprentice (level 4). The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard (levels 1 and 2).