Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development

Public School
4701 McKinley
Detroit, MI 48208
Wayne County
(313) 456-8000

School District
Detroit City School District



Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 386
10 99
11 18
12 18

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 521 students in grades 7th through 12th. Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development is the 365th largest public high school in Michigan and the 10,472nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,472nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 365th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 528th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 369th out of 1,154

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Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 297
(57%)
18,515
(50%)
 Female 224
(43%)
18,558
(50%)

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 506
(97%)
31,139
(84%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
4,369
(12%)
 White 3
(1%)
697
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
64
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
686
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 449
(86%)
25,984
(70%)
 Not Eligible 65
(12%)
10,729
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
360
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development is ranked 122nd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) 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.

Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 366
2006 524
2007 599
2008 564
2009 643
2010 524
2011 519
2012 N/A
2013 538
2014 489
2015 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 26.2
2007 25
2008 22
2009 24.7
2010 22.8
2011 21.6
2012 N/A
2013 20.7
2014 18.8
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83879781420765
2006 0.87595419847328
2007 0.87312186978297
2008 0.96631205673759
2009 0.92379471228616
2010 0.8530534351145
2011 0.9383429672447
2012
2013 0.92193308550186
2014 0.87730061349693
2015 0.87523992322457

Compare Detroit City West Side Academy for Leadership Development to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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