Dakota High School

Dakota High School serves 2,686 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Dakota High School operates within the Chippewa Valley s School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 2686 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 133 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,686 students
Dakota High School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Dakota High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 133 teachers
Dakota High School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Dakota High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Dakota High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Dakota High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Dakota High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
9%
18%
Dakota High School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
86%
68%
Dakota High School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Dakota High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dakota High 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.
0.25 0.27
Dakota High School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
13%
43%
Dakota High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Dakota High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,672 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,383 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,637 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Chippewa Valley s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 16,672 784
Chippewa Valley s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 82%
Chippewa Valley s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $167 MM $11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $171 MM $11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,383 $11,681
Chippewa Valley s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,637 $11,849
Chippewa Valley s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Glen H. Peters School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glen H. Peters School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ojibwa Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MacombOjibwa Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 650 students46950 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-6400
    0.4PK-5650
  • MacombCheyenne Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 739 students47600 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-5000
    0.5PK-5739
  • MacombGlen H. Peters School
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 238 students46650 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)465-6251
    0.5PK-12238
  • MacombSeneca Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1404 students47200 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-3900
    0.56-81404
  • MacombIroquois Middle School
    Magnet School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1120 students48301 Romeo Plank Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-3700
    1.66-81120

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