Tinkham Alternative Education

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
2
Grades
9-12
Students
86
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Math
State avg: 28%
Science
State avg: 29%
Social Studies
State avg: 44%
3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

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

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
22%
State avg:
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 14%
Equity
Environment
Students
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African-American
54%
White
42%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
10 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
86 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
22%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
450 South Venoy Road
Westland, MI 48186
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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