The Dearborn Academy serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

The Dearborn Academy's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

The Dearborn Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Dearborn Academy is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2343 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
12%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
17%
48%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Black
13%
18%
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White
55%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of The Dearborn Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).

How many students attend The Dearborn Academy?

490 students attend The Dearborn Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of The Dearborn Academy students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, and 13% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of The Dearborn Academy?

The Dearborn Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does The Dearborn Academy offer ?

The Dearborn Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is The Dearborn Academy part of?

The Dearborn Academy is part of The Dearborn Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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