Dr. Charles Drew Academy (Closed 2015)

Serving 369 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Dr. Charles Drew Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 12% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 33% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 67%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
369 students
This chart display total students of Dr. Charles Drew Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dr. Charles Drew Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Dr. Charles Drew Academy by grade.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (MI)
(13-14)
12%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Charles Drew 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 2013-14 school year data.
(13-14)
33%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Charles Drew 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dr. Charles Drew 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%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
55%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
12%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Charles Drew Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Charles Drew 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 (12-13)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Charles Drew Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Dr. Charles Drew Academy School District
Source: 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?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 67% MI state average).
How many students attend Dr. Charles Drew Academy?
369 students attend Dr. Charles Drew Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Dr. Charles Drew Academy students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dr. Charles Drew Academy?
Dr. Charles Drew Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Dr. Charles Drew Academy offer ?
Dr. Charles Drew Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Dr. Charles Drew Academy part of?
Dr. Charles Drew Academy is part of Dr. Charles Drew Academy School District.

Recent Articles

Banishing the Phone-based Childhood
Banishing the Phone-based Childhood
The article advocates for a dramatic cultural shift - delaying kids' smartphone ownership until high school and social media access until 16, promoting more free play, and fostering a healthier, screen-free childhood through collective action.
Spanking in Public Schools: The Ongoing Debate
Spanking in Public Schools: The Ongoing Debate
Indeed, there are still school districts today in America that allow teachers to spank students. Learn about the current spanking situation in schools and why the debate continues to heat up.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
April 12, 2024
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.