Jo Brighton Skills Center serves 147 students in grades 4-12.
Jo Brighton Skills Center placed in the top 1% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Jo Brighton Skills Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Jo Brighton Skills Center's student population of 147 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Jo Brighton Skills Center is ranked within the top 1% 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 Jo Brighton Skills Center is 0.56, which is more 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
#9 out of 3120 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
20%
18%
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White
62%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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: 4-12
  • Students: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤20% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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