Pershing High School

  • Pershing High School serves 346 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pershing High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

    School TypeMagnet School
    Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
    Total Students346 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Pershing High School
    Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Pershing High School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Pershing High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
    • The diversity score of Pershing High School is 0.07, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
    Overall School Rank#2668 out of 3119 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
    37%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
    43%
    Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
    Diversity Score0.070.52
    Graduation Rate70-79%
    85%
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    83%
    45%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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