Barbour Magnet Middle School (Closed 2010)

4209 Seneca Street

Detroit, MI 48214-4515

Grades: 6-8

455 students

Barbour Magnet Middle School (Closed 2010) served 455 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 33%.
Barbour Magnet Middle School (Closed 2010) operated within the Detroit City School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 455 students
Barbour Magnet Middle School Total Students (1987-2009)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Barbour Magnet Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2009)
Students by Grade Barbour Magnet Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 18:1
Barbour Magnet Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2009)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Barbour Magnet Middle School Asian (1991-2005)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Black
99%
22%
Barbour Magnet Middle School Black (1988-2009)
White
n/a
67%
Barbour Magnet Middle School White (1989-2005)
All Ethnic Groups Barbour Magnet Middle School Sch Ethnicity Barbour Magnet Middle 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.
0.02 0.26
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%
44%
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
136
3
Number of Students Managed 112,546 930
Detroit City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,294 MM $11 MM
Detroit City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,327 MM $11 MM
Detroit City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,264 $11,537
Detroit City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,596 $11,612
Detroit City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2009 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Covenant House Academy East (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nichols Elementary-middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • DetroitNichols Elementary-middle School
    3000 Burns St
    DetroitMI 48214
    (313)852-0800
    0.6 mi | 318 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • DetroitCovenant House Academy East
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    7600 Goethe St
    DetroitMI 48214
    (313)463-2023
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 248 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DetroitDetroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School
    Alternative School
    10101 East Canfield St
    DetroitMI 48214
    (313)852-9677
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 77 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DetroitGarvey Academy
    2301 Van Dyke St
    DetroitMI 48214
    (313)866-5770
    0.9 mi | 526 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DetroitBlanche Kelso Bruce Academy-depaul
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    609 East Grand Blvd
    DetroitMI 48207
    (313)656-2600
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 16 students | Gr. 5-12                      

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Did You Know?
Detroit, 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 0.10, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Detroit is Southwestern High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.