Garvey Academy

  • Garvey Academy serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Garvey Academy's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students348 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Garvey Academy
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Garvey Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Garvey Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garvey Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
Black
100%
18%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garvey Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.28
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
40%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public s Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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