Marshall Thurgood Elementary School

Marshall Thurgood Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Marshall Thurgood Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Marshall Thurgood Elementary School's student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students584 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Marshall Thurgood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School is 0.02, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2408 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marshall Thurgood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshall Thurgood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.020.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marshall Thurgood Elementary School 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
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marshall Thurgood Elementary School is Ace Academy Sda Glendale Lincoln Woodward (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy (0.2 miles away)
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