21131 Garden Lane
Ferndale, MI 48220
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Tri County Educational Center serves 337 students in grades 9-12.
Tri County Educational Center 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 ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Tri County Educational Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Tri County Educational Center's student population of 337 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Tri County Educational Center 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 Tri County Educational Center is 0.24, 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
#2900 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
37:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
87%
18%
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White
9%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
25-29%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 37:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 25-29% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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