13000 Essex Avenue
Detroit, MI 48215
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Carstens Elementarymiddle School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Carstens Elementarymiddle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Carstens Elementarymiddle School's student population of 363 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Carstens Elementarymiddle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carstens Elementarymiddle School is 0.02, 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2878 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
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White
1%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
45%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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