Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern

2200 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48208
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Bottom 50%
Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern serves 482 students in grades 9-12.
Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower 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% (majority Black).

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Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern's student population of 482 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School Northwestern is 0.02, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2838 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
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White
1%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
Graduation Rate
65-69%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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