Blackwell Institute



Blackwell Institute Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackwell Institute Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 46
2 44
3 38
4 33
5 29
6 28
7 27
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackwell Institute is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 324 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 324
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Blackwell Institute Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(52%)
18,515
(50%)
 Female 155
(48%)
18,558
(50%)

Blackwell Institute Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(100%)
31,139
(84%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
686
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
4,369
(12%)
 White 0
(0%)
697
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Blackwell Institute Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(85%)
25,984
(70%)
 Not Eligible 45
(14%)
10,729
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
360
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Blackwell Institute students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Blackwell Institute Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 708
2006 631
2007 628
2008 637
2009 712
2010 591
2011 471
2012 408
2013 378
2014 377
2015 324

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 21.8
2007 20.9
2008 22.8
2009 20.3
2010 21.1
2011 17.4
2012 16.3
2013 16.4
2014 15.1
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75
2006 0.74484944532488
2007 0.75477707006369
2008 0.8414442700157
2009 0.84269662921348
2010 0.85109983079526
2011 0.85350318471338
2012 0.84558823529412
2013 0.81216931216931
2014 0.81432360742706
2015 0.86111111111111

Compare Blackwell Institute to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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