Dakota High School

Dakota High School serves 2,670 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 34%.
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 2670 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,670 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 20:1 18:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
1%
6%
Black
9%
22%
White
85%
66%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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.
15%
44%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,301 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,615 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,382 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Chippewa Valley s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 16,301 822
Graduation Rate 91% 82%
District Total Revenue $167 MM $11 MM
District Spending $179 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,615 $11,537
District Spending / Student $11,382 $11,612
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 Grades Students
  • MacombOjibwa Elementary School
    Magnet School
    46950 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-6400
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 649 students                      
  • MacombSeneca Middle School
    Magnet School
    47200 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-3900
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1376 students                      
  • MacombGlen H. Peters School
    Special Education School
    46650 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)465-6251
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 249 students                      
  • MacombCheyenne Elementary School
    Magnet School
    47600 Heydenreich Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-5000
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 769 students                      
  • MacombMohawk Elementary School
    Magnet School
    48101 Romeo Plank Rd
    MacombMI 48044
    (586)723-6200
    Magnet School

    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 507 students                      

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