10800 East Canfield St
Detroit, MI 48214
Rating
1/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 7% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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

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School Overview

Timbuktu Academy's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
364 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Timbuktu 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3117 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Timbuktu Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
49%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
18:1
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
0.00
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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