PROFICIENCY 9% 79% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Detroit City School District
17%Detroit
41%Michigan

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Detroit City School District" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 500 students and 33 teachers at Palmer Park Preparatory Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 378 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.5%, which is 79% lower than than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students500
Teachers33
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch378
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Palmer Park Preparatory Academy, 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
All5%
3<= 10%
4<= 10%
511-19%
6<= 10%
76-9%
8<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
311-19%
411-19%
511-19%
6<= 10%
710-14%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

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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Palmer Park Preparatory Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 0.4% 2.4% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 99.3% 83.9% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 11.8% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.4% 3.0% 3.1%

Detroit demographics profile

StatisticDetroitMichiganNational
Population695,4379,889,024314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)5,01217591
Median age35.139.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%56%55%
Speak English90%91%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

Education level achieved in Detroit

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school71.2%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college45.4%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree19.5%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.1%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.4%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Palmer Park Preparatory Academy data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.