Detroit Public Safety Academy

Detroit Public Safety Academy serves 162 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Detroit Public Safety Academy's student population of 162 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 47% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Detroit Public Safety Academy is 0.06, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Public Safety 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Detroit Public Safety Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
9%
Black
97%
18%
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White
n/a
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Detroit Public Safety Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Detroit Public Safety Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Detroit Public Safety Academy?
The graduation rate of Detroit Public Safety Academy is 80-89%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Detroit Public Safety Academy?
162 students attend Detroit Public Safety Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Detroit Public Safety Academy students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Detroit Public Safety Academy?
Detroit Public Safety Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Detroit Public Safety Academy offer ?
Detroit Public Safety Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Detroit Public Safety Academy part of?
Detroit Public Safety Academy is part of Detroit Public Safety Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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