Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:20 PM
School leader Anita Williams
District Detroit Public Schools
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Just like the mythical bird, Renaissance High School has the uncanny ability to be reborn from its own ashes. Year after year, despite graduating an outstanding senior class, it keeps developing another outstanding contingent of student scholars whose futures abound with unbridled potential. The school consistently meets its goals and sets academic standards that reflect the commitment of past and current students, parents and staff.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Visual arts

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Jazz band
12
AP Classes
including: German Language and Culture
3
Languages
including: German
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Dance
Career and Tech programs None
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught French
German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
French Language and Culture
German Language and Culture
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing

Support

11
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Dig deeper


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 98% 18%
Hispanic 1% 7%
White 1% 68%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 63% 49%
Male 37% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 62% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
8
Boys Sports
including: Football
3
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Clubs Dance club
JROTC
Marching band

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA

Awards

Academic award Gates Millennium Scholarship Winner
Year received 2010
Academic award Blue Ribbon
Year received 2013
Academic award America's Best School
Year received N/a

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
School counselor
Security personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Students who are seeking admission to Renaissance High School should have:  A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0  No Student Code of Conduct infractions  A 96% attendance rate from the last report card marking
Learn more Http://detroitk12.org/content/school_profiles/files/2012/02/2015-Renaissance-High-School-Appeal-Application.pdf
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Transcript

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014