Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District serving 757 students in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Detroit Detroit Merit Charter Academy Charter School
    1091 Alter Rd
    Detroit, MI 48215
    (313)331-3328

    Grades: K-8 | 757 students

Overview

School District NameDetroit Merit Charter Academy School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students757 students
# of Teachers38 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
# of Male Students350 students
% Male Students
46%
# of Female Students407 students
% Female Students
54%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.04
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students2 students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students742 students
% Black Students
98%
# of White Students6 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students6 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:81
# of Students in 1st Grade:100
# of Students in 2nd Grade:86
# of Students in 3rd Grade:91
# of Students in 4th Grade:84
# of Students in 5th Grade:87
# of Students in 6th Grade:85
# of Students in 7th Grade:72
# of Students in 8th Grade:71
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 855 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Merit Charter Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Merit Charter Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,345 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,544. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,359 is less than the state average of $12,533. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$7 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District and average revenue for each school distric in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$7 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District and average spending for each school distric in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,345$12,544
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District and average revenue per public school student in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,359$12,533
This chart display average spending per public school student in Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District and average spending per public school student in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Detroit Merit Charter Academy School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.04, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.53. The most diverse school in the district is Detroit Merit Charter Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.