Downriver High School

  • Downriver High School serves 40 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Downriver High School's student population of 40 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downriver High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downriver High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#2812 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
73%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.53
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Graduation Rate40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downriver High School 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 NameGibraltar School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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