Detroit Community Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 614 students in Detroit Community Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Detroit Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Detroit Community Schools School District are Detroit Community Schools High School and Detroit Community Schools Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Detroit Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Detroit Community Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
2 Schools
3,553 Schools
# Students
614 Students
1,403,040 Students
# Teachers
23 Teachers
81,458 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
27:1

District Rank

Detroit Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 862 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#846 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Detroit Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Community Schools  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Community Schools  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Detroit Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.01
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
117,763 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
8%
# Black Students
612 Students
247,768 Students
% Black Students
100%
18%
# White Students
n/a
912,374 Students
% White Students
n/a
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
65,141 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
12
106,604
# Students in 1st Grade:
24
101,231
# Students in 2nd Grade:
28
100,710
# Students in 3rd Grade:
42
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
38
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
45
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
40
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
46
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
47
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
60
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
81
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
81
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
70
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,130 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,396 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Detroit Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$6 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Detroit Community Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,130
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Detroit Community Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,396
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Detroit Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Detroit Community Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Detroit Community Schools High School
Charter School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12675 Burt Rd
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 537-3570
Grades: 9-12
| 292 students
Rank: #22.
Detroit Community Schools Elementary School
Charter School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12675 Burt Rd
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 537-3570
Grades: PK-8
| 322 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Detroit Community Schools
  • 12675 BURT RD, DETROIT, MI, 48223-3314
  • (313) 537-3570
  • detcomschools.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 614 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.01

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