Cass Technical High School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
96
Grades
9-12
Students
2,320
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Math
34%
State avg: 28%
English
47%
State avg: 49%
Science
8%
State avg: 29%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
94%
State avg: 77%
AP course participation
14%
State avg: 14%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
16%
State avg: 70%
Equity
Environment
Students
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African-American
86%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
4%
White
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
293 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
3%
State avg: 9%
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96 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2501 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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