Commonwealth Community Development Academy


Commonwealth Community Development Academy is the sole public charter school serving grades PK-8 in Hamtramck, Michigan, with a total enrollment of 159 students. The school's student population is predominantly African American (95.6%), with small percentages of white (3.77%) and Asian (0.63%) students.

Academically, Commonwealth Community Development Academy struggles significantly, with test scores well below the state averages across all grade levels and subject areas. For instance, in 3rd grade English Language Arts, only 13.04% of students were proficient or better, compared to the state average of 40.9%. The school also has a very high chronic absenteeism rate of 61.0%, much higher than the state average. Despite spending $13,920 per student, which is higher than the state average, the school is ranked 1201 out of 1470 Michigan elementary schools, with a 1-star rating out of 5 from SchoolDigger.

The data suggests that Commonwealth Community Development Academy faces significant challenges in providing a high-quality education to its students. Addressing the root causes of the low performance, such as high absenteeism, resource inequities, and systemic challenges, will be crucial for improving educational outcomes and providing a more equitable learning environment for the students.

District Detail

 13477 Eureka St
Hamtramck, MI 48212-1754

 (313) 366-9470

SchoolDigger Rank:
469th of 606 Michigan districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 159

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Michigan Department of Education.

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