Jo Brighton Skills Center

  • Jo Brighton Skills Center serves 136 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jo Brighton Skills Center's student population of 136 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jo Brighton Skills Center is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jo Brighton Skills Center is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#9 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
22%
18%
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White
69%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.28
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Graduation Rate≤20%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWyandotte Of The City Of School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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