Detroit Leadership High School

5845 Auburn St
Detroit, MI 48228
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Detroit Leadership High School serves 283 students in grades 7-12.
Detroit Leadership High 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Detroit Leadership High School's student population of 283 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Detroit Leadership High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Detroit Leadership High School is 0.10, 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
#2734 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
95%
18%
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White
1%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 is Detroit Leadership High School's ranking?
Detroit Leadership High School is ranked #2734 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Detroit Leadership High School often compared to?
Detroit Leadership High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Denby High School, Roosevelt High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Detroit Leadership High School?
The graduation rate of Detroit Leadership High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Detroit Leadership High School?
283 students attend Detroit Leadership High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Detroit Leadership High School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Detroit Leadership High School?
Detroit Leadership High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Detroit Leadership High School offer ?
Detroit Leadership High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Detroit Leadership High School part of?
Detroit Leadership High School is part of Detroit Leadership Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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