East Detroit High School

East Detroit High School serves 1,164 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
East Detroit High School operates within the East Detroit Public s School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1164 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,164 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade East Detroit High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 19:1 18:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
1%
6%
Black
54%
22%
White
36%
67%
All Ethnic Groups East Detroit High School Sch Ethnicity East Detroit 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.
0.58 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.
62%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,533 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name East Detroit Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 5,533 930
East Detroit Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 57% 82%
East Detroit Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $11 MM
East Detroit Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $11 MM
East Detroit Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,202 $11,537
East Detroit Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,387 $11,612
East Detroit Public 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 Kellwood School (alternative) (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eaton Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crescentwood Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EastpointeCrescentwood Elementary School
    14500 Crescentwood
    EastpointeMI 48021
    (586)533-3200
    0.5 mi | 331 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • EastpointeKellwood School (alternative)
    Alternative School
    15320 Nine Mile Rd
    EastpointeMI 48021
    (586)533-3900
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 124 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EastpointeEaton Academy
    Charter School
    21450 Universal Ave
    EastpointeMI 48021
    (586)777-1519
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 496 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • EastpointePleasantview Elementary School
    16501 Toepfer Dr
    EastpointeMI 48021
    (586)533-3400
    0.7 mi | 525 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • EastpointeBellview Elementary School
    15800 Bell Ave
    EastpointeMI 48021
    (586)445-4630
    1 mi | 540 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Macomb County, 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 0.31, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.26. The most diverse school district in Macomb County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.