Priest Elementary-middle School

  • Priest Elementary-middle School serves 750 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Priest Elementary-middle School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students750 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Priest Elementary-middle School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Priest Elementary-middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Priest Elementary-middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Priest Elementary-middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Hispanic
50%
8%
Black
21%
18%
White
29%
66%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Priest Elementary-middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.630.53
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
40%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public s Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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