Garvey Academy

  • Garvey Academy serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Garvey Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Garvey Academy's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garvey Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garvey Academy is 0.01, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2557 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garvey Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garvey Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garvey Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.010.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garvey Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
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    0.4 miles
    7600 Goethe St
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    (313) 558-9271
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  • Detroit Nichols Elementarymiddle School
    Grades: PK-8 | 292 students
    0.4 miles
    3000 Burns St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 852-0800
    0.4 PK-8 292
  • Detroit Field Moses Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 78 students
    0.5 miles
    1100 Sheridan St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 866-5790
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  • Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary East Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 116 students
    0.8 miles
    4130 Maxwell St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 924-0317
    0.8 PK-6 116

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