Elementary Schools in Pembroke Academy


Pembroke Academy is the sole elementary school located in Detroit, Michigan, serving grades K-8 with a total enrollment of 348 students. This public charter school stands out as an exceptional educational institution, consistently outperforming state averages in academic performance and earning a top-tier 5-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Pembroke Academy boasts significantly higher student proficiency rates on the M-Step assessments compared to the state average, particularly in 3rd grade English Language Arts (66.7% vs. 40.9%) and 3rd grade Math (80% vs. 42.9%). The school's steady improvement in statewide ranking, from 656th out of 1,153 Michigan elementary schools in 2020-2021 to 127th out of 1,470 in 2022-2023, places it in the top 10% of elementary schools in the state.

Despite the challenges faced by its predominantly African American student population, with 94.25% of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, Pembroke Academy continues to excel academically. The school's low student-teacher ratio of 12.8 and higher-than-average spending per student of $16,894 suggest a strong commitment to providing individualized attention and resources to support student success. While the high chronic absenteeism rate of 42.6% is an area for improvement, Pembroke Academy's overall performance and recognition as an exceptional school make it a standout in the Detroit educational landscape.

District Detail

 19940 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48235-2332

 (313) 933-9727

SchoolDigger Rank:
32nd of 606 Michigan districts

See the 2023 Michigan District rankings!
Grades served: K-8
Students: 348

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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