East Detroit High School

  • East Detroit High School serves 1,185 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • East Detroit High School operates within the East Detroit School District.
  • East Detroit School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1185 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,185 students
East Detroit High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %East Detroit High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
East Detroit High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeEast Detroit High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
East Detroit High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
East Detroit High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
East Detroit High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
1%
7%
East Detroit High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
75%
18%
East Detroit High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
16%
68%
East Detroit High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
East Detroit High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEast Detroit High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.410.50
East Detroit High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
41%
East Detroit High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
East Detroit High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Detroit School District's student population of 3,500 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 51% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,899 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,147 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District NameEast Detroit School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed3,500760
East Detroit School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate62%82%
East Detroit School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$49 MM$11 MM
East Detroit School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$54 MM$11 MM
East Detroit School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,899$11,681
East Detroit School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,147$11,849
East Detroit School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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