Timbuktu Academy

10800 East Canfield St
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Timbuktu Academy serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Timbuktu 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (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 14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Timbuktu Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Timbuktu Academy's student population of 364 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students364 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Timbuktu Academy
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Timbuktu Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Timbuktu 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 Timbuktu Academy is 0.00, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2580 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Timbuktu Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Timbuktu 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)
14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Timbuktu 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 Ratio28:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Timbuktu Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Timbuktu Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
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 Timbuktu Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.000.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Timbuktu 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 (09-10)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Timbuktu Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTimbuktu Academy Of Science And Technology School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Timbuktu Academy is Southeastern High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eastside Detroit Lions Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Eastside Detroit Lions Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 86 students
    0.4 miles
    10101 East Canfield St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 852-9677
    0.4 6-8 86
  • Detroit Hutchinson Elementarymiddle School Math: 12% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 342 students
    0.5 miles
    2600 Garland
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 866-4169
    0.5 PK-8 342
  • Detroit Southeastern High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
    0.7 miles
    3030 Fairview Street
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 866-4500
    0.7 9-12 160
  • Detroit Blackwell Institute Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 304 students
    1.1 miles
    9330 Shoemaker St
    Detroit, MI 48213
    (313) 866-4391
    1.1 PK-8 304
  • Detroit Detroit Enterprise Academy Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 706 students
    1.1 miles
    11224 Kercheval St
    Detroit, MI 48214
    (313) 823-5799
    1.1 K-8 706

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