Dearborn City School District

18700 Audette St
Dearborn, MI 48124-4222
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Dearborn City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 20,073 students in Dearborn City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Dearborn City School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
37 Schools
3,542 Schools
# Students
20,073 Students
1,395,053 Students
# Teachers
1,254 Teachers
82,775 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Dearborn City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 863 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MI)
#387 out of 866 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dearborn City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dearborn City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dearborn City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dearborn City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dearborn City   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.12
0.55
# American Indian Students
24 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
242 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
353 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# Black Students
571 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
18,815 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
94%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
51 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,482
114,607
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,354
98,784
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,401
100,963
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,389
100,661
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,394
100,564
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,458
102,114
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,459
102,037
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,538
104,290
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,651
107,471
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,181
121,594
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,687
114,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,440
109,014
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,598
114,017
# Ungraded Students:
41
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,097 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,261. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,640 is less than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$323 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dearborn City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$294 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Dearborn City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,097
$18,261
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dearborn City   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,640
$17,455
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dearborn City   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dearborn City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dearborn Stem Middle School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 827-1904
Grades: 6-8
| 162 students
Rank: #22.
Howard Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1611 North York St
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 827-6350
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #33.
Henry Ford Early College
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 317-1584
Grades: 9-12
| 225 students
Rank: #44.
Duvall Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
22561 Beech St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-2750
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #55.
Haigh Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 North Silvery Ln
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 827-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #66.
Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 North Waverly St
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 827-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #77.
Henry Ford Early Collegeadvanced Manufacturing
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5101 Evergreen
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 317-1584
Grades: 9-12
| 354 students
Rank: #88.
Snow Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2000 Culver Ave
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-6250
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #99.
Bryant Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
460 North Vernon St
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 827-2900
Grades: 6-8
| 804 students
Rank: #1010.
Nowlin Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
23600 Penn St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
Rank: #1111.
Lowrey Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6601 Jonathon St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1212.
Dearborn High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19501 Outer Dr
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,995 students
Rank: #1313.
Howe Trainable Center And Montessori
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22586 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 827-7000
Grades: PK-12
| 248 students
Rank: #1414.
River Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20755 Ann Arbor Trl
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 827-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #1515.
Maples Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6801 Mead St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6454
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1616.
Lowrey Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6601 Jonathon St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-1800
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: #1717.
Stout Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18500 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Iris Becker Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10821 Henson St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6950
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Mcdonald Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10151 Diversey St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 349 students
Rank: #2020.
Long Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Westwood St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-6104
Grades: PK-5
| 203 students
Rank: #2121.
Oakman Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7545 Chase Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 252 students
Rank: #2222.
Smith Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
23851 Yale St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 472 students
Rank: #2323.
William Ford Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14749 Alber St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #2424.
Fordson High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13800 Ford Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,435 students
Rank: #2525.
Miller Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4824 Lois St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-6850
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #2626.
Mccollough Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7801 Maple St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #2727.
Whitmorebolles Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
21501 Whitmore St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #2828.
Geer Park Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14767 Prospect St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #2929.
Unis Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7801 Maple St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 585 students
Rank: #3030.
Edsel Ford High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20601 Rotunda Dr
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,620 students
Rank: #3131.
Salina Elementary P 3
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 Ferney St
Dearborn, MI 48120
(313) 827-6550
Grades: PK-3
| 426 students
Rank: #3232.
Henry Ford Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16140 Driscoll St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #3333.
Dearborn Public Schools Virtual K12
(Math: 18% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
18700 Audette St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 827-3023
Grades: K-12
| 552 students
Rank: #3434.
Woodworth Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4951 Ternes St
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 827-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 867 students
Rank: #3535.
Salina Intermediate 4 8
(Math: 18% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2623 Salina St
Dearborn, MI 48120
(313) 827-6600
Grades: 4-8
| 470 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dearborn City School District?
Dearborn City School District manages 37 public schools serving 20,073 students.
What is the rank of Dearborn City School District?
Dearborn City School District is ranked #387 out of 863 school districts in Michigan (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Dearborn City School District?
94% of Dearborn City School District students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dearborn City School District?
Dearborn City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Dearborn City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,640 is less than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 37 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 20,073 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : 92% (Top 20% in MI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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