Murray-wright High School (Closed 2008)

2001 W. Warren Avenue

Detroit, MI 48208

  • Murray-wright High School served 1,108 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.
  • Murray-wright High School operated within the Detroit City School District.
  • Detroit City School District's 78% graduation rate was lower than the Michigan state average of 85%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,108 students
Murray-wright High School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender %Murray-wright High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Murray-wright High School Total Teachers (1990-2007)
Students by GradeMurray-wright High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
Murray-wright High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2007)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Murray-wright High School Black Students (1989-1990)
Black
99%
18%
Murray-wright High School Black Students (1989-2007)
White
1%
68%
Murray-wright High School White Students (1988-2006)
All Ethnic GroupsMurray-wright High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.020.28
Murray-wright High School Diversity Score (1988-2007)
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
40%
Murray-wright High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2007)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
Murray-wright High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2007)

District Comparison

School District NameDetroit City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
117
2
Number of Students Managed55,859750
Detroit City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
10%
38%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
17%
50%
District Graduation Rate
(15-16)
78%
85%
District Total Revenue$1,182 MM$9 MM
District Spending$1,320 MM$9 MM
District Revenue / Student$24,011$12,427
District Spending / Student$26,803$12,416
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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