Dearborn High School

19501 Outer Dr
Dearborn, MI 48124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dearborn High School serves 1,995 students in grades 9-12.
Dearborn High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,995 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dearborn High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Dearborn High School's student population of 1,995 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,995 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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School Rankings

Dearborn High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dearborn High School is 0.12, which is less 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1174 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
94%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dearborn High School's ranking?
Dearborn High School is ranked #1174 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Dearborn High School often compared to?
Dearborn High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fordson High School, Edsel Ford High School, Crestwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dearborn High School?
The graduation rate of Dearborn High School is 95%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Dearborn High School?
1,995 students attend Dearborn High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Dearborn High School students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dearborn High School?
Dearborn High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Dearborn High School offer ?
Dearborn High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dearborn High School part of?
Dearborn High School is part of Dearborn City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,995 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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