Detroit Innovation Academy

  • Detroit Innovation Academy serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Detroit Innovation Academy's student population of 361 students has grown by 58% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Detroit Innovation Academy's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Innovation Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2960 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Innovation Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Innovation Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Detroit Innovation Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Detroit Innovation Academy and the percentage of Black 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 Detroit Innovation Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.28
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Detroit Innovation 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Detroit Innovation Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Innovation Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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