Marshall Thurgood Elementary School

  • Marshall Thurgood Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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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 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshall Thurgood Elementary School 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3116 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
6%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
9%
49%
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.
Black
100%
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.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.000.52
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.
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

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