Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy



Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 52
2 75
3 79
4 49
5 50
6 40
7 32
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy is a public high school of the Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy located in Detroit, MI. It has 426 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 426
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(58%)
246
(58%)
 Female 180
(42%)
180
(42%)

Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 267
(63%)
267
(63%)
 Black 132
(31%)
132
(31%)
 White 24
(6%)
24
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 338
(79%)
338
(79%)
 Not Eligible 76
(18%)
76
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
12
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.2%) 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.

Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 283
2014 352
2015 426

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 15.7
2014 17.6
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.98939929328622
2014 0.96875
2015 0.82159624413146

Compare Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Charter Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 82.2%
 

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