Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site

Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site serves 175 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site's student population of 175 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
41%
9%
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Black
50%
18%
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White
7%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MI state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site?
The graduation rate of Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site is 10%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site?
175 students attend Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site?
Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site offer ?
Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site part of?
Covenant House Detroit Southwest Site is part of Covenant House Academy Detroit School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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