Saginaw School District of the City of


The Saginaw School District of the City of consists of 16 schools, including 10 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 5 high schools. This district serves the Saginaw area and faces significant challenges, with stark contrasts in academic performance across its schools.

Two schools stand out as exceptional performers: Handley School, an elementary school that ranks 6th out of 1,470 Michigan elementary schools, and Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy, a 6th-12th grade school that ranks 2nd out of 735 Michigan high schools. These schools boast outstanding academic achievement, with high proficiency rates in English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

In contrast, many other schools in the Saginaw School District of the City of struggle with low graduation rates, high dropout rates, and alarmingly high chronic absenteeism. These challenges are often correlated with socioeconomic factors, as schools with the highest percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch tend to have the lowest academic performance. Addressing these underlying inequities will be crucial for improving the overall performance of the district.

District Detail

 550 Millard St
Saginaw, MI 48607-1140

 (989) 399-6500

SchoolDigger Rank:
484th of 606 Michigan districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,178

Primary Schools: 10
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 5
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 16 schools.

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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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