Central Collegiate Academy

Central Collegiate Academy serves 840 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Central Collegiate Academy operates within the Detroit City School District.
The school district's 45% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 840 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 840 students
Central Collegiate Academy Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Central Collegiate Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Central Collegiate Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Central Collegiate Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Black
99%
22%
Central Collegiate Academy Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
67%
Central Collegiate Academy White (1995-2005)
All Ethnic Groups Central Collegiate Academy Sch Ethnicity Central Collegiate Academy 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 0.87
Central Collegiate Academy Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
77%
44%
Central Collegiate Academy 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.
n/a
6%
Central Collegiate Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,546 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 45% has decreased from 90% over five years.
School District Name Detroit City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
136
3
Number of Students Managed 112,546 823
Detroit City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 45% 82%
Detroit City   School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,294 MM n/a
Detroit City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,327 MM n/a
Detroit City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,264 $0
Detroit City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,596 $0
Detroit City   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 Detroit City High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ace Academy (sda) - Lincoln Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ace Academy (sda) - Lincoln Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Detroit Durfee Elementary-middle School
    2470 Collingwood St
    Detroit , MI , 48206
    (313)252-3070
    0.3  mi  |  837  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Detroit Detroit City High School
    13141 Rosa Parks Blvd
    Detroit , MI , 48238
    (313)596-0010
    0.7  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Detroit Stewart Elementary-middle School
    13120 Wildemere St
    Detroit , MI , 48238
    (313)852-1450
    0.8  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Highland Park Ace Academy (sda) - Lincoln Center
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1961 Lincoln St
    Highland Park , MI , 48203
    (313)868-8368
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Highland Park Business Entrepreneurship Science Technical Academy
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    200 Highland St
    Highland Park , MI , 48203
    (313)869-1000
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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