Academy Of The Americas High School

5680 Konkel St
Detroit, MI 48210
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Academy Of The Americas High School serves 653 students in grades 4-12.
Academy Of The Americas High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-12
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy Of The Americas High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Academy Of The Americas High School's student population of 653 students has grown by 430% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 428% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy Of The Americas High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Academy Of The Americas High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2208 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
97%
9%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
1%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Academy Of The Americas High School's ranking?
Academy Of The Americas High School is ranked #2208 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Academy Of The Americas High School?
The graduation rate of Academy Of The Americas High School is 60-69%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Academy Of The Americas High School?
653 students attend Academy Of The Americas High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Academy Of The Americas High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Academy Of The Americas High School?
Academy Of The Americas High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Academy Of The Americas High School offer ?
Academy Of The Americas High School offers enrollment in grades 4-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Academy Of The Americas High School part of?
Academy Of The Americas High School is part of Detroit Public Schools Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-12
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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