Details overview

School leader Donna Thornton
District Detroit Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Special Education
Technology
Music
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based

Classes

3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry

Support

13
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Kitchen
Garden / Greenhouse
Playground
Science lab
Gym
Cafeteria
Music room
Computer lab
Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Autism
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
Speech and language impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 99% 18%
White 1% 69%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Multiracial n/a 2%
Hispanic n/a 6%
Asian n/a 3%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 48%
Male 53% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Cheerleading
Basketball
Flag football
Football
Clubs Debate
Robotics club
Gardening
Yearbook
Girl Scouts

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Chaperone school trips
Volunteer in the classroom
Join PTO / PTA

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Gardening teacher
Assistant principal
Music teacher
Coach(es)
Special education coordinator
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
School psychologist
School_counslor
Speech therapist(s)
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
Math specialist

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Buses / vans shared with other schools

Sources

Student diversity MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013