PROFICIENCY 16% 61% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Detroit Community Schools

Detroit Community Schools - High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Detroit Community Schools" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 407 students and 26 teachers at Detroit Community Schools - High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 404 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Detroit Community Schools - High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.0%, which is 61% lower than the Michigan average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch404
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Detroit Community Schools - High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Detroit Community Schools - High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 0.0% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 99.6% 99.3% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.4% 0.7% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 3.1%

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Detroit demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,92710191
Median age34.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%55%55%
Speak English89%91%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Detroit

Completed 8th grade73.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.3%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Detroit Community Schools - High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.