Wylie E. Groves High School

20500 West 13 Mile Rd,

Beverly Hills, MI, 48025-3830

Tel: (248)203-3520
Grades: 9-12

1,269 students

Wylie E. Groves High School serves 1,269 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Wylie E. Groves High School operates within the Of The City Of Birmingham School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1269 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 121% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,269 students
Wylie E. Groves High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Wylie E. Groves High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Wylie E. Groves High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Wylie E. Groves High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Wylie E. Groves High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Wylie E. Groves High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
22%
22%
Wylie E. Groves High School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
67%
Wylie E. Groves High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wylie E. Groves High School Sch Ethnicity Wylie E. Groves High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.46 0.48
Wylie E. Groves High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
9%
44%
Wylie E. Groves High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Wylie E. Groves High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District Name Of The City Of Birmingham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 8,148 806
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 82%
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $11 MM
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $133 MM $11 MM
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,641 $11,537
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,437 $11,612
  Of The City Of Birmingham School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southfield-lathrup High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Berkshire Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beverly Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Beverly Hills Beverly Elementary School
    Magnet School
    18305 Beverly Rd
    Beverly Hills , MI , 48025
    (248)203-3164
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  355  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lathrup Village Southfield-lathrup High School
    19301 West 12 Mile Rd
    Lathrup Village , MI , 48076
    (248)746-7200
    1.1  mi  |  1151  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Beverly Hills Berkshire Middle School
    Magnet School
    21707 West 14 Mile Rd
    Beverly Hills , MI , 48025
    (248)203-4703
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Birmingham Ernest W. Seaholm High School
    Magnet School
    2436 West Lincoln St
    Birmingham , MI , 48009
    (248)203-3702
    Magnet School
    1.4  mi  |  1327  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bingham Farms Bingham Farms Elementary School
    Special Education School
    Magnet School
    23400 West 13 Mile Rd
    Bingham Farms , MI , 48025
    (248)203-3350
    Special Education School
    Magnet School
    1.5  mi  |  315  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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