Avondale High School

2800 Waukegan St
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Avondale High School serves 1,037 students in grades 9-12.
Avondale High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Avondale High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Avondale High School's student population of 1,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,037 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Avondale High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Avondale High School is 0.69, which is more 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
#582 out of 2925 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
34%
18%
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White
42%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avondale High School's ranking?
Avondale High School is ranked #582 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Avondale High School often compared to?
Avondale High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Troy High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Avondale High School?
The graduation rate of Avondale High School is 97%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Avondale High School?
1,037 students attend Avondale High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Avondale High School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Avondale High School?
Avondale High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Avondale High School offer ?
Avondale High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Avondale High School part of?
Avondale High School is part of Avondale School District.

School Reviews

5   12/11/2012
GREAT SCHOOL. TAUGHT ME WHAT I NEEDED TO GRADUATE THERE, FINISH COLLEGE, ENTER AIR FORCE PILOT TRAINING AND RUN A COMPUTER MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN GRAND RAPIDS.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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