7724 14th St
Detroit, MI 48206
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Thirkell Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Thirkell Elementary School 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 6% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Thirkell Elementary School's student population of 558 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
558 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Thirkell Elementary School 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 Thirkell Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3059 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
98%
18%
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White
1%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
45%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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