Cass Technical High School

  • Cass Technical High School serves 2,458 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cass Technical High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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%.

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

School Overview

  • Cass Technical High School's student population of 2,458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cass Technical High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cass Technical High School is 0.30, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1328 out of 3167 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
27%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
68%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
83%
18%
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White
1%
66%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cass Technical High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.300.52
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Graduation Rate (16-17)
98%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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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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