Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School

  • Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher 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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School Overview

  • Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School's student population of 299 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2373 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio30:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
97%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.060.52
This chart display the diversity score of Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Leadership Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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