Catherine Ferguson Academy (Closed 2017)

  • Catherine Ferguson Academy served 119 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students119 students
This chart display total students of Catherine Ferguson Academy by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Catherine Ferguson Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Catherine Ferguson Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Catherine Ferguson Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
95%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Catherine Ferguson Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Catherine Ferguson Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Catherine Ferguson Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.53
This chart display the diversity score of Catherine Ferguson Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate (13-14)≤20%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Catherine Ferguson Academy 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public s Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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