Avondale High School

  • Avondale High School serves 917 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Avondale High School's student population of 917 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students917 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Avondale High School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Avondale High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Avondale High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avondale High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#822 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avondale High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avondale High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Avondale High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Avondale High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Avondale High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Avondale High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
65%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Avondale High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avondale High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.540.28
This chart display the diversity score of Avondale High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Avondale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avondale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvondale School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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