Henderson Academy

  • Henderson Academy serves 800 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (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 8% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Henderson 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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Henderson Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Henderson Academy's student population of 800 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henderson Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henderson Academy is 0.04, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3155 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
3%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
8%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
98%
18%
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White
2%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Henderson Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.040.52
This chart display the diversity score of Henderson Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Henderson 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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