Hamtramck School District of the City of


The Hamtramck School District of the City of consists of 8 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. The district serves a diverse student population, with a mix of white, African American, and Asian students. However, the schools in the district are generally underperforming, with most schools ranking in the bottom half of their respective categories statewide.

Among the standout schools in the district, Tau Beta School stands out with the highest percentage of white students (94.84%) and the lowest chronic absenteeism rate (24.7%). It also performs relatively well on standardized tests, exceeding the district and state averages in subjects like English Language Arts and Math. In contrast, Horizon High School has the lowest enrollment (90 students), the highest dropout rate (22%), and the lowest graduation rate (73.3%) in the district, as well as the highest chronic absenteeism rate (82%).

The district as a whole faces significant challenges, including high rates of chronic absenteeism, low academic performance, and a student population that is economically disadvantaged, with all schools reporting free or reduced-price lunch rates above 83%. Addressing these issues, such as by targeting the root causes of absenteeism and providing more equitable resources across the district, will be crucial for improving outcomes and ensuring all students in Hamtramck have access to a high-quality education.

District Detail

 3201 Roosevelt St
Hamtramck, MI 48212-3753

 (313) 591-7412

SchoolDigger Rank:
555th of 606 Michigan districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 3,062

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
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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