Hamtramck Academy


Hamtramck Academy is the sole public charter elementary school serving grades K-8 in the diverse city of Hamtramck, Michigan. This standout school boasts strong academic performance, particularly in mathematics, where its students exceed the state average across multiple grade levels. With a highly diverse student population, Hamtramck Academy serves a predominantly economically disadvantaged community, with 96.9% of its students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch.

Hamtramck Academy's academic achievements are noteworthy, with its students performing above the state average on M-STEP assessments, especially in mathematics, where proficiency rates range from 37.3% to 54.1% across grades 3-7, compared to the state average of 29.6% to 42.9%. The school's higher-than-average per-student spending of $12,331 may contribute to its success in supporting student learning and achievement. However, the school faces the challenge of a relatively high chronic absenteeism rate of 27.6%, an area that could benefit from targeted interventions.

Overall, Hamtramck Academy stands out as a high-performing school that is effectively serving a diverse and economically disadvantaged student population. Its academic achievements, particularly in mathematics, and its commitment to providing a quality education in a challenging context, make it a valuable asset to the Hamtramck community.

District Detail

 11420 Conant St
Hamtramck, MI 48212-3134

 (313) 368-7312

SchoolDigger Rank:
100th of 606 Michigan districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 548

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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