Heritage Junior High School

37400 Dodge Park Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 487 students in grades 7-9, Heritage Junior High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 50% in MI
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Heritage Junior High School's student population of 487 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 48% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Heritage Junior High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Heritage Junior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#952 out of 3069 schools
(Top 50%)
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43%
34%
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55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heritage Junior High 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Heritage Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
75%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Heritage Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heritage Junior High School's ranking?
Heritage Junior High School is ranked #952 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Heritage Junior High School often compared to?
Heritage Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bemis Junior High School, Davis Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
How many students attend Heritage Junior High School?
487 students attend Heritage Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Heritage Junior High School students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heritage Junior High School?
Heritage Junior High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Heritage Junior High School offer ?
Heritage Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9
What school district is Heritage Junior High School part of?
Heritage Junior High School is part of Utica Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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