Top 10 Best Detroit Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 190 public schools serving 82,945 students in Detroit, MI. Detroit has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Detroit, MI are Jerry L White Center High School, Renaissance High School and Chrysler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Detroit, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Detroit have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Detroit, MI Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jerry L White Center High School
Special Education School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14804 West Mcnichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 416-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 205 students
Rank: #22.
Renaissance High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6565 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 416-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,177 students
Rank: #33.
Chrysler Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1445 East Lafayette St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 494-8440
Grades: PK-5
| 152 students
Rank: #44.
Bates Academy
Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19701 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 704 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Charles Wright Academy
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19299 Berg Rd
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 538-3024
Grades: PK-4
| 458 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Keidan Special Education School
Special Education School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4441 Collingwood St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 873-9400
Grades: PK-8
| 123 students
Rank: #77.
Diann Bankswilliamson Educational Center
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5020 Cadieux Rd
Detroit, MI 48224
(313) 347-7280
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Covenant House Academy Detroit Central Site
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2959 Martin Luther King Jr Blv
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 558-9022
Grades: 9-12
| 161 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Covenant House Academy Detroit East Site
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7600 Goethe St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 558-9271
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Detroit Collegiate High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3111 Elmwood Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(248) 404-0871
Grades: 9-12
| 96 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Pathways Academy
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11340 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48214
(734) 221-0977
Grades: 7-12
| 270 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Turning Point Academy At Fleming
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18501 Waltham St
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 347-8900
Grades: K-8
| 31 students
Rank: #8 - 138. - 13.
Way Academy Chicago Site
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19321 W Chicago St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 444-9398
Grades: 7-12
| 130 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Cass Technical High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
2501 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 263-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,458 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Field Moses
Special Education School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 Sheridan St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-5790
Grades: PK-8
| 78 students
Rank: #1616.
Detroit Prep
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2411 Iroquois
Detroit, MI 48214
(419) 439-5953
Grades: K-8
| 75 students
Rank: #1717.
Detroit Edison Public School Academy
Charter School
Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1903 Wilkins St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 833-1100
Grades: PK-8
| 964 students
Rank: #1818.
Oakland International Academy Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 Miller St
Detroit, MI 48211
(313) 923-0790
Grades: 2-4
| 164 students
Rank: #1919.
Martin Luther King Junior Education Center Academy
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16827 Appoline St
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 341-4944
Grades: K-8
| 419 students
Rank: #2020.
University Preparatory Science And Math Psad Middle School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5100 John R St
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 832-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 460 students
Rank: #2121.
University Preparatory Science And Math Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2251 Antietam Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 782-4400
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #2222.
Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary East
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4130 Maxwell St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 924-0317
Grades: PK-6
| 116 students
Rank: #2323.
Hope Of Detroit Academy Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4443 North Campbell St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 897-8720
Grades: K-10
| 402 students
Rank: #2424.
The James And Grace Lee Boggs School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Mitchell St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 923-2301
Grades: K-8
| 131 students
Rank: #2525.
Detroit Merit Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1091 Alter Rd
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 331-3328
Grades: K-8
| 771 students
Rank: #2626.
Foreign Language Immersion And Cultural Studies
Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6501 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 651-2400
Grades: PK-8
| 681 students
Rank: #2727.
Legacy Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4900 E Hildale Street
Detroit, MI 48234
(877) 223-6402
Grades: K-8
| 759 students
Rank: #2828.
University Preparatory Academy Psad Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Amsterdam St
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 309-0552
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #2929.
Detroit Enterprise Academy
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11224 Kercheval St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 823-5799
Grades: K-8
| 706 students
Rank: #3030.
Detroit Edison Public School Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3402 St Aubin
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 877-9381
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #3131.
New Paradigm College Prep
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2450 S Beatrice St
Detroit, MI 48217
(313) 852-1500
Grades: PK-12
| 88 students
Rank: #3232.
Oakland International Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8228 Conant St
Detroit, MI 48211
(313) 925-1000
Grades: 5-8
| 205 students
Rank: #3333.
Clippert Academy
Math: 25% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1981 Mckinstry St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-5009
Grades: 5-8
| 461 students
Rank: #3434.
Cesar Chavez Academy Intermediate
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Martin St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 361-1083
Grades: 3-5
| 460 students
Rank: #3535.
Warrendale Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
19400 Sawyer St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 240-4200
Grades: K-8
| 724 students
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Detroit, Michigan Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
17101 Hubbell St
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 494-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 866-9200
Grades: 9-11
| 206 students
16418 West Mcnichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 272-5473
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
14213 Whitcomb Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
14213 Whitcomb St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
21511 W. Mcnichols
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 494-2357
Grades: 2-12
| 21 students
20119 Wisconsin St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 345-6050
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
Allen Academy (Closed 2018)
Magnet School
Charter School
8666 Quincy St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 898-6444
Grades: PK-12
| 898 students
14595 Heyden
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 541-1436
Grades: K-9
| 673 students
8100 West Davison
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 646-9053
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
8858 Petoskey Avenue
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 596-4900
Grades: PK-2
| 69 students
10215 King Richard
Detroit, MI 48224
Grades: K-8
| 379 students
2200 Ewald Circle
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 866-0605
Grades: PK-6
| 169 students
4900 E. Hilldale Street
Detroit, MI 48234
(313) 866-7770
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
4209 Seneca Street
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
7650 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-1288
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
1021 Clairpointe
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 821-0491
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3183
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3183
Grades: PK-K
| 40 students
19701 Wyoming Avenue
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7250
Grades: 7-10
| 550 students
9860 Park Dr
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 852-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
1501 Canton Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 866-7530
Grades: K-5
| 125 students
6600 Benson Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 852-9600
Grades: K-6
| 233 students
13001 Fenkell Street
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 873-0180
Grades: PK-5
| 22 students
4601 Seebaldt Street
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 494-2361
Grades: PK-2
| 183 students
4055 Richton St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 873-7240
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
17200 Rowe
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 10 students
5555 Conner St
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 92 students
609 East Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 15 students
1326 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 646-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 76 students
8333 Townsend St
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 895-2200
Grades: 5-12
| 8 students
2750 Selden
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 895-3000
Grades: 5-12
| 75 students
4707 St. Antoine Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 27 students
15255 Mayfield St
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
1200 Alter Rd
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
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