Farwell Middle School (Closed 2012)

19955 Fenelon St
Detroit, MI 48234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Farwell Middle School served 345 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 45% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 52% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Farwell Middle School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Farwell Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
45%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Farwell Middle 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 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
52%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Farwell Middle School 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Farwell Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
98%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Farwell Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Farwell Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Farwell Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.040.52
This chart display the diversity score of Farwell Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Farwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Farwell Middle School is Creative Learning Center Warren (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Charter Academy (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Warren Creative Learning Center Warren Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 255 students
    0.5 miles
    4545 E Eight Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48091
    (586) 806-4450
    0.5 9-12 255
  • Detroit Legacy Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 759 students
    0.8 miles
    4900 E Hildale Street
    Detroit, MI 48234
    (877) 223-6402
    0.8 K-8 759
  • Detroit Pershing High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
    0.8 miles
    18875 Ryan Road
    Detroit, MI 48234
    (313) 866-7700
    0.8 9-12 346
  • Detroit Mason Elementary School Math: 4% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 413 students
    1.0 miles
    19955 Fenelon St
    Detroit, MI 48234
    (313) 866-3600
    1 PK-8 413
  • Warren Mound Park Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
    1.0 miles
    5356 Toepfer Rd
    Warren, MI 48091
    (586) 757-7590
    1 K-5 344
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