Higgins Elementary School (Closed 2008)

Higgins Elementary School served 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
63%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
28%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Detroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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