17045 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48227
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edison Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Edison Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower 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 35% (majority Black).

School Overview

Edison Elementary School's student population of 322 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 69% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
322 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Edison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edison Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2682 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edison Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Edison Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
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White
1%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edison Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   1/6/2020
I love this school I want to come back love you Edison I wish the best for your test scores.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Destinee
1   9/20/2018
I am an elder parent to children in our local area. I volunteer and encourage families to participate in community events and efforts. I have been aware of several of my neighbors attending EDISON and visited several times. Edison is welcoming. The classrooms appear well organized and pleasant.
- Posted by Parent - Carolyn Akpe

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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