Thirkell Elementary School

  • Thirkell Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (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 7% (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.

School Overview

  • Thirkell Elementary School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students591 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Thirkell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Thirkell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Thirkell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thirkell Elementary 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Black
100%
18%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thirkell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.28
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
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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