Blackwell Institute

  • Blackwell Institute serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blackwell Institute 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 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Blackwell Institute's student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students304 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Blackwell Institute
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackwell Institute 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackwell Institute is 0.01, 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#2652 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blackwell Institute 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blackwell Institute 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Blackwell Institute and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blackwell Institute and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.010.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackwell Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackwell Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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