PROFICIENCY 75% 84% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Detroit City School District
5%Detroit
41%Michigan

Jerry L White Center High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Detroit City School District" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 224 students and 27 teachers at Jerry L White Center High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 163 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Jerry L White Center High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.5%, which is 84% higher than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students224
Teachers26.5
Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch163
Reduced lunch8

 

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 Jerry L White Center 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

GradeProficiency
All70-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-79%

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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Jerry L White Center High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 5.8% 2.4% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 87.1% 83.9% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 1.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 11.8% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 0.4% 3.0% 3.1%

Detroit demographics profile

StatisticDetroitMichiganNational
Population683,4439,909,600318,558,162
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

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
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 Jerry L White Center High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.