Asher School

Asher School serves 185 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Asher 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Asher School's student population of 185 students has declined by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Asher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Asher School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
10%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.52
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Graduation Rate
20-29%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthgate Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Asher School is Southgate Anderson High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Davidson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Southgate Davidson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 802 students
    0.1 miles
    15800 Trenton Rd
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4628
    0.1 6-8 802
  • Southgate Fordline Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    0.6 miles
    14775 Fordline St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4640
    0.6 K-5 317
  • Southgate Allen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    0.8 miles
    16500 Mccann St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4644
    0.8 PK-5 338
  • Southgate Southgate Anderson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,214 student
    0.8 miles
    15475 Leroy St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4611
    0.8 9-12 1,214
  • Wyandotte Madison School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 184 students
    0.9 miles
    4460 18th Street
    Wyandotte, MI 48192
    (734) 759-6400
    0.9 PK-12 184

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