Excel at Mulick Park (PK-5 Grade)
A walkable neighborhood school proudly offering strong academics and caring staff in a safe and secure learning environment. Mulick Park Elementary School is located next to scenic Mulick Park. Students visit the park daily to play and explore. The neighborhood is safe and walkable, and the school serves as a hub for the community. It is located on the southeast side of Grand Rapids.
Mulick Park has seen double-digit growth in reading and math test scores over the last three years. Staff are trained to identify individual student needs and customize their teaching to the student to help them succeed. 95% of parents feel their child is challenged at school.
The staff at Mulick Park are caring and dedicated. They believe in their students and have an environment of high expectations for all. More than 90% of the teaching staff have earned Master’s degrees.
Mulick Park is proud to have high parent participation rates. On average, 94% of parents attend parent-teacher conferences. The school also hosts fun, themed family learning nights each month, including Lego, bingo, reading, and math nights.
SAFE AND SECURE
A recent survey showed that 96% of students feel safe at Mulick Park. Students participate in a program known as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS). Students are recognized for making good choices and showing positive behavior. The number of students being recognized for good behavior at monthly PBIS celebrations has consistently increased, while referrals to the office for behavior issues have steadily decreased.
UNIQUE ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Mulick Park believes in learning through experience. Common student field trips include Blandford, Camp Rogers, Country Dairy, and Calvin College. Mulick Park is also home to a robotics team, pen pal program, Cub STARS, and partnerships with Grand Rapids Ballet, Grand Rapids Symphony(AIR) and Ottawa Hills High School student helpers. Mulick Park has the LOOP after school program, which offers academic and enrichment activities. Students may also participate in free athletic programs, including basketball, cross country, soccer, track, and jump jam.