Barbour Magnet Middle School (Closed 2010)

4209 Seneca Street

Detroit, MI 48214-4515

Grades 6-8
455 students
Barbour Magnet Middle School served 455 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 32%.
Barbour Magnet Middle School operated within the Detroit City School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 455 students
Barbour Magnet Middle School Total Students (1987-2009)
Gender % Barbour Magnet Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Barbour Magnet Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2009)
Students by Grade Barbour Magnet Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 19:1
Barbour Magnet Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2008)
Black
100%
18%
Barbour Magnet Middle School Black Students (1988-2009)
All Ethnic Groups Barbour Magnet Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.27
Barbour Magnet Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2009)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
43%
Barbour Magnet Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2009)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Barbour Magnet Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Detroit City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
3
Number of Students Managed 58,804 784
Detroit City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,182 MM $11 MM
Detroit City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,320 MM $11 MM
Detroit City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,064 $11,681
Detroit City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,583 $11,849
Detroit City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2009 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Covenant House Academy Detroit - East Site (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastside Detroit Lions Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cesar Chavez Academy - Elementary East (0.2 miles away)
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