The Dearborn Academy

  • The Dearborn Academy serves 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 26% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Dearborn Academy 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 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • The Dearborn Academy's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students497 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Dearborn Academy
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of The Dearborn Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Dearborn Academy 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 The Dearborn Academy is 0.62, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2010 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of The Dearborn Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Dearborn Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Dearborn Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Dearborn Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Dearborn Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Dearborn Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
52%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Dearborn Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Dearborn Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.620.52
This chart display the diversity score of The Dearborn Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Dearborn Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Dearborn Academy 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 NameThe Dearborn Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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