Tri County Educational Center serves 363 students in grades 9-12.
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 40:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 363 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 40:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Graduation Rate: 25-29% (Btm 50% in MI)
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 11-19% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Tri County Educational Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Tri County Educational Center's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Tri County Educational Center is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Tri County Educational Center?
The graduation rate of Tri County Educational Center is 25-29%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Tri County Educational Center?
363 students attend Tri County Educational Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Tri County Educational Center students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tri County Educational Center?
Tri County Educational Center has a student ration of 40:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Tri County Educational Center offer ?
Tri County Educational Center offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Tri County Educational Center part of?
Tri County Educational Center is part of Ferndale Public Schools School District.
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