2436 West Lincoln St
Birmingham, MI 48009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ernest W Seaholm High School serves 1,324 students in grades 9-12.
Ernest W Seaholm High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ernest W Seaholm High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Ernest W Seaholm High School's student population of 1,324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,324 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Rankings

Ernest W Seaholm High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ernest W Seaholm High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#57 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
97%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Seaholm is great, but it's important to take classes you want to take and get involved in clubs! Obviously there are some classes that everybody has to take, and with those you just have to get through it. The required math and science classes are rough, but you shouldn't let these classes define your high school career! It's better to focus on classes with smart, and passionate students who like the same subjects you do. Some classes with hardworking, students are AP Lit and AP Euro. Since the level is so high only dedicated students take them. Plus the teachers are great.Getting involved is also very important. If you're unsure what to do I would suggest the Quidditch club. It's not just for Harry Potter fans, lots of the members are football players, or friends of the people in charge. Everyone is very friendly, the game is hilarious, and it's a great way to meet different people. Don't let the slightly obnoxious advertising turn you away- this is the best club at Seaholm!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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