Renaissance High School

  • Renaissance High School serves 1,154 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Renaissance High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Renaissance High School's student population of 1,154 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Renaissance High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Renaissance High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank
15%
18%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Renaissance High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Renaissance High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Renaissance High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Renaissance High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Renaissance High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Renaissance High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Renaissance High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Renaissance High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.28
This chart display the diversity score of Renaissance High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Renaissance High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Renaissance High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Renaissance High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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