Charles R. Drew Transition Center

  • Charles R. Drew Transition Center serves 243 students in grades 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Charles R. Drew Transition Center's student population of 243 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 12
Total Students243 students
This chart display total students of Charles R. Drew Transition Center by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Charles R. Drew Transition Center by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Charles R. Drew Transition Center's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles R. Drew Transition Center is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank----
Student : Teacher Ratio5:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
95%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
5%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charles R. Drew Transition Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.50
This chart display the diversity score of Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles R. Drew Transition Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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