Pontiac City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools in Pontiac City School District, serving 4,175 students. Pontiac City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Public schools in Pontiac City School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Pontiac City School District are Kennedy Center, Rogers School and Tier Iii Intervention Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the Michigan public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NamePontiac City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pontiac.k12.mi.us
School District Phone Number(248) 451-6883
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools11 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students4,175 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers227 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

Pontiac City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 869 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 51% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#708 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pontiac City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pontiac 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pontiac 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pontiac City   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.52
# of American Indian Students11 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students143 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,358 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
8%
# of Black Students2,190 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
52%
18%
# of White Students323 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
8%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students146 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:401116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:409105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:373103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:376105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:293107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:324112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:335112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:291111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:257114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:260123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:273121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:303115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:252117,214
# of Ungraded Students:284,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $16,653 is higher than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,634 is higher than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$70 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pontiac City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$74 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Pontiac City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,653$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pontiac City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,634$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pontiac City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Pontiac City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Kennedy Center Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1700 Baldwin Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-8040

    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
  • Rogers School Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 Dexter Rd
    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    (248) 451-7850

    Grades: K-6 | 431 students
  • Tier Iii Intervention Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1051 Arlene
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7315

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Whitman Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125 W Montcalm St
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    (248) 451-7950

    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
  • Herrington School Math: 17% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    541 Bay St
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    (248) 451-7790

    Grades: K-6 | 553 students
  • Alcott School Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    460 West Kennett Rd
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7910

    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
  • Owen Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Baldwin Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7870

    Grades: K-6 | 443 students
  • Pontiac Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1275 North Perry St
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-8010

    Grades: 7-8 | 541 students
  • Pontiac High School Math: 3% | Reading: 4%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1051 Arlene Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7315

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,041 student
  • Bethune Adult Education
    1051 Arlene Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7970

    Grades: 12 | n/a student
  • Pontiac Early Academy For Childhood Education
    723 Cottage St
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    (248) 451-7770

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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