Waterford Mott High School

Waterford Mott High School serves 1,553 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Waterford Mott High School operates within the Waterford School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1553 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,553 students
Waterford Mott High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Waterford Mott High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Waterford Mott High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 19:1 18:1
Waterford Mott High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Waterford Mott High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
6%
Waterford Mott High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
22%
Waterford Mott High School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
67%
Waterford Mott High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waterford Mott High School Sch Ethnicity Waterford Mott 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.
0.46 0.87
Waterford Mott High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
41%
44%
Waterford Mott High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Waterford Mott High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,578 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Waterford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 11,578 823
Graduation Rate 68% 82%
Waterford   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $133 MM n/a
Waterford   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $129 MM n/a
Waterford   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,277 $0
Waterford   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,913 $0
Waterford   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 Waterford Cyber Academy (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Waterford Cyber Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterford Cyber Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Waterford Waterford Cyber Academy
    501 North Cass Lake Rd
    Waterford , MI , 48328
    (248)706-4871
    0.1  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Pontiac Children's Village School
    Special Education School
    1200 North Telegraph Rd
    Pontiac , MI , 48341
    (248)858-5491
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Waterford Sandburg Elementary School
    1355 Merry Rd
    Waterford , MI , 48328
    (248)674-0221
    0.8  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waterford Waterford Durant High School
    Alternative School
    501 North Cass Lake Rd
    Waterford , MI , 48328
    (248)674-6347
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Waterford Donelson Hills Elementary School
    2690 Wewoka Rd
    Waterford , MI , 48328
    (248)682-9530
    1.1  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Waterford, 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 0.63, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Waterford is The Friendship School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.