Detroit Merit Charter Academy

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
58
Grades
K-8
Students
729
Type
Public charter
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English
42%
State avg 47%
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Math
25%
State avg 36%
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Social Studies
17%
State avg 26%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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African-American
White
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hispanic
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Asian
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
25%
State avg: 9%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 100%
58 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 36
4 12
3 4
2 2
1 3
Neighborhood
1091 Alter Road
Detroit, MI 48215
Sandra Terry-Martin - School leader
(313) 331-3278
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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