14804 West Mcnichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Jerry L White Center serves 180 students in grades 9-12.
Jerry L White Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Jerry L White Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Jerry L White Center's student population of 180 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Jerry L White Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jerry L White Center is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#378 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
88%
18%
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White
6%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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