Detroit Public Schools Community School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 109 public schools serving 49,593 students in Detroit Public Schools Community 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 Public Schools Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Detroit Public Schools Community School District 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 Public Schools Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Detroit Public Schools Community School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Detroit Public Schools Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
109 Schools
3,749 Schools
# Students
49,593 Students
1,469,696 Students
# Teachers
2,831 Teachers
82,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Detroit Public Schools Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 864 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 76% has decreased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#793 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Detroit Public Schools Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Public Schools Community   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)
18%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Public Schools Community   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
76%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Detroit Public Schools Community   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.31
0.52
# American Indian Students
85 Students
9,957 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
800 Students
49,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
6,598 Students
114,730 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
8%
# Black Students
40,728 Students
259,747 Students
% Black Students
82%
18%
# White Students
1,199 Students
976,677 Students
% White Students
3%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
51 Students
1,268 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
132 Students
57,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
4,115
116,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,427
105,613
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,175
103,755
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,925
105,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,743
107,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,734
112,044
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,602
112,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,472
111,752
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,013
114,405
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,238
123,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,824
120,909
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,523
115,387
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,581
116,910
# Ungraded Students:
221
4,056

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,860 is higher than the state median of $14,094. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,527 is less than the state median of $13,691. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$737 MM
$11 MM
Spending
$671 MM
$10 MM
Revenue / Student
$14,860
$14,094
Spending / Student
$13,527
$13,691

Best Detroit Public Schools Community School District 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: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
Golightly Education Center
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5536 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 494-2538
Grades: PK-8
| 378 students
Rank: #1414.
Bennett Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2111 Mullane St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3585
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #1515.
Davison Elementarymiddle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 East Davison St
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 252-3118
Grades: PK-8
| 784 students
Rank: #1616.
Clemente Roberto Academy
Math: 26% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1551 Beard St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3489
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #1717.
Burton International School
Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Martin Luther King Jr Blv
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 596-3800
Grades: PK-8
| 632 students
Rank: #1818.
Harms Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2400 Central St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3492
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1919.
Pasteur Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19811 Stoepel St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7314
Grades: PK-6
| 386 students
Rank: #2020.
Carleton Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11724 Casino St
Detroit, MI 48224
(313) 866-8322
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Detroit City West Side Academy For Leadership Development
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4701 Mckinley
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 456-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 486 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Turning Point Academy At Henry Ford
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
20000 Evergreen Road
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 683-8342
Grades: 9-12
| 31 students
Rank: #2323.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
17045 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 852-1066
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #2424.
Nichols Elementarymiddle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Burns St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 852-0800
Grades: PK-8
| 292 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Holmes Al Elementarymiddle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8950 Crane St
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 866-5644
Grades: PK-8
| 447 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Mann Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19625 Elmira St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 866-9580
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Maybury Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4410 Porter St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-2014
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Communication And Media Arts High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14771 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 866-9300
Grades: 9-12
| 581 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Detroit School Of Arts
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Selden St
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 494-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 433 students
Rank: #3030.
Academy Of The Americas
Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5680 Konkel St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 596-7640
Grades: PK-8
| 872 students
Rank: #3131.
Priest Elementarymiddle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7840 Wagner St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 849-3705
Grades: PK-9
| 741 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Gompers Elementarymiddle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14450 Burt Road
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 494-7495
Grades: PK-8
| 765 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Marshall Thurgood Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15531 Linwood St
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 494-8820
Grades: PK-8
| 584 students
Rank: #3434.
Munger Elementarymiddle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5525 Martin
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 873-0655
Grades: PK-8
| 1,007 students
Rank: #3535.
Neinas Dual Language Learning Academy
Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6021 Mcmillan St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3701
Grades: PK-8
| 326 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 49,593 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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