4201 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48221
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Bottom 50%
Macdowell Preparatory Academy serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Macdowell Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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Macdowell Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Macdowell Preparatory Academy's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
343 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Macdowell Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Macdowell Preparatory Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2925 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Macdowell Preparatory Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
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White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Macdowell Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macdowell Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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