East Kentwood High School is a public high school located just outside the city of Kentwood, Michigan, United States.
It is part of the Kentwood Public Schools district, which also includes Crossroads High School, an alternative learning center.
East Kentwood High School serves students in grades 10-12, having being built in 1969 in Gaines Township.
It has undergone numerous renovations, including the addition of the West Wing in 1975 and the construction of the Freshman Campus in 1994.
Further construction was finished in 1983, 1986, 1994 and 2006.
The 1994 project included a renovation of the fieldhouse and expansion of the West Wing, which involved adding several new science classrooms.
East Kentwood High School strives for academic excellence and has a rich tradition of fostering a love for learning.
According to US News, East Kentwood High School is ranked #47 in Michigan and #2,173 in the national rankings.
In 2022, Niche ranked East Kentwood High School as the 57th best public high school in Michigan.
According to GreatSchools, the school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.
East Kentwood High School offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including athletics, music, drama and clubs.
The school has a strong athletic program, with teams in a variety of sports.
East Kentwood High School fight video
A video of fight that took place at East Kentwood High School went viral.
The scene is under investigation by the Michigan police.
The social media platforms like Twitter and Reddit are flooded with videos in which a male student physically assaulted a female student.
This incident caused severe outrage all over the internet by the netizens.
The incident that occurred at East Kentwood High School was made public via Twitter.
The video revealed that a female student of the school was punched and kicked in the face by a male student.
The victim was a Black female student who fell on the ground.
Several students observed the incident. However, none of them stepped forward to stop the attack.
This incident occurred on 24 August inside the school premises.
Currently, the video has gained more than 15K views across various social media platforms.
The statement released by Kevin Polston, the Superintendent of Kentwood Public Schools, stated that, between the two, “angry words quickly escalated into a physical altercation.”
He further added that getting into a physical fight was their choice and their behavior, is governed both by district policies and the law.