Dakota High School

Dakota High School serves 2,554 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
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%.

Overview

The student population of 2554 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,554 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Students by Grade Dakota High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
1%
6%
Black
8%
22%
White
85%
67%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.26
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.
16%
44%
Dakota High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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 (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,067 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Chippewa Valley s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 16,067 930
Graduation Rate 91% 82%
Chippewa Valley s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $167 MM $11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $179 MM $11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,615 $11,537
Chippewa Valley s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,382 $11,612
Chippewa Valley s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Glen H. Peters School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seneca Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ojibwa Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MacombOjibwa Elementary School
    Magnet School
    46950 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-6400
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 623 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MacombSeneca Middle School
    Magnet School
    47200 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-3900
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 1351 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MacombGlen H. Peters School
    Special Education School
    46650 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)465-6251
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | 241 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MacombCheyenne Elementary School
    Magnet School
    47600 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-5000
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 804 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MacombMohawk Elementary School
    Magnet School
    48101 Romeo Plank Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-6200
    Magnet School

    1.6 mi | 539 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Macomb, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.28, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Macomb is Macarthur Early Childhood Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.