Academy of the Americas



Academy of the Americas Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy of the Americas Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 70
2 81
3 89
4 82
5 84
6 92
7 95
8 81
9 15
10 14
11 0
12 0

Academy of the Americas is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 803 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 10th. Academy of the Americas is the 233rd largest public high school in Michigan and the 7,386th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 803
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,386th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 233rd out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 621st out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 229th out of 1,154

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Academy of the Americas Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 414
(52%)
18,515
(50%)
 Female 389
(48%)
18,558
(50%)

Academy of the Americas Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 761
(95%)
4,369
(12%)
 Black 27
(3%)
31,139
(84%)
 White 10
(1%)
697
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
686
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
85
(0%)

Academy of the Americas Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 497
(62%)
10,729
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(38%)
25,984
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
360
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Academy of the Americas is ranked 221st out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Academy of the Americas students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Academy of the Americas Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 759
2006 724
2007 746
2008 686
2009 659
2010 685
2011 697
2012 649
2013 678
2014 751
2015 803

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 20.7
2007 19.6
2008 20.2
2009 17.8
2010 22.1
2011 18.8
2012 19.1
2013 19.9
2014 20.3
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8300395256917
2006 0.83839779005525
2007 0.80697050938338
2008 0.74052478134111
2009 0.8649468892261
2010 0.84817518248175
2011 0.79770444763271
2012 0.77349768875193
2013 0.91002949852507
2014 0.47270306258322
2015 0.38107098381071

Compare Academy of the Americas to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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