David Ellis Academy

Public, Charter, Alternative K-12

 18977 Schaefer Hwy
       Detroit, MI  48235-1762


 (313) 450-0642

District: David Ellis Academy


Student/teacher ratio:  20.2
Number of students:  364

Racial breakdown:
African American:
99.7%
Asian:
0.3%
White:
0.0%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  88.2%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, David Ellis Academy ranked worse than 99.4% of elementary schools in Michigan. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 3.42. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, David Ellis Academy ranked worse than 93.5% of middle schools in Michigan. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 8.57. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (99.7%), Asian (0.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 88.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at David Ellis Academy is 20.2. (See more...)
Compare David Ellis Academy employs 18 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

David Ellis Academy:

SchoolDigger ranks David Ellis Academy 1457th of 1466 Michigan public elementary schools. (See David Ellis Academy in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks David Ellis Academy 768th of 821 Michigan public middle schools. (See David Ellis Academy in the ranking list.)



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Rank History for David Ellis Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools MI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 63.10 641st 1545 58.5%
2007 15.88 1445th 1565 7.7%
2008 13.61 1468th 1577 6.9%
2009 4.62 1552nd 1589 2.3%
2010 14.99 1441st 1552 7.2%
2011 31.91 1273rd 1552 18.0%
2012 26.60 1260th 1566 19.5%
2013 20.43 1308th 1563 16.3%
2014 14.00 1362nd 1533 11.2%
2015 12.07 1415th 1580 10.4%
2016 9.29 1419th 1548 8.3%
2017 3.42 1457th 1466 0.6%

Data source: test scores: Michigan Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for David Ellis Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools MI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 49.01 533rd 806 33.9%
2008 13.53 772nd 839 8.0%
2009 12.26 788th 847 7.0%
2010 13.71 782nd 851 8.1%
2011 23.70 739th 858 13.9%
2012 22.86 746th 900 17.1%
2013 15.59 799th 919 13.1%
2014 12.05 814th 921 11.6%
2015 19.11 735th 919 20.0%
2016 11.25 787th 894 12.0%
2017 8.57 768th 821 6.5%

Data source: test scores: Michigan Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for David Ellis Academy

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1999 0 199 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 200
2000 0 227 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 228
2001 0 233 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 233
2002 0 281 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 281
2003 0 281 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 281
2004 1 281 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 282
2005 0 327 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 328
2006 0 368 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 369
2007 0 316 1 0 0 n/a n/a 1 318
2008 n/a 314 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 314
2009 0 326 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 326
2010 0 320 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 320
2011 0 303 0 0 0 0 0 0 303
2012 0 249 1 0 0 0 0 0 250
2013 0 342 1 0 0 0 0 0 343
2014 0 414 2 0 0 0 0 0 416
2015 0 367 2 0 0 0 0 0 369
2016 0 363 1 0 0 0 0 0 364

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at David Ellis Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 200 11.0 18.2 0.0
2000 228 14.0 16.3 29.8
2001 233 14.0 16.6 33.5
2002 281 n/a n/a 27.0
2003 281 n/a n/a 27.0
2004 282 13.0 21.7 28.0
2005 328 13.5 24.3 31.5
2006 369 15.5 23.8 38.3
2007 318 9.0 35.3 59.9
2008 314 13.3 23.6 65.9
2009 326 11.5 28.3 68.4
2010 320 11.5 27.8 73.1
2011 303 13.5 22.4 65.0
2012 250 11.3 22.1 70.8
2013 343 14.2 24.0 69.1
2014 416 15.2 27.2 82.7
2015 369 18.0 20.5 85.4
2016 364 18.0 20.2 88.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio David Ellis Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 200 11.0 18.2 0.0
2000 228 14.0 16.3 29.8
2001 233 14.0 16.6 33.5
2002 281 n/a n/a 27.0
2003 281 n/a n/a 27.0
2004 282 13.0 21.7 28.0
2005 328 13.5 24.3 31.5
2006 369 15.5 23.8 38.3
2007 318 9.0 35.3 59.9
2008 314 13.3 23.6 65.9
2009 326 11.5 28.3 68.4
2010 320 11.5 27.8 73.1
2011 303 13.5 22.4 65.0
2012 250 11.3 22.1 70.8
2013 343 14.2 24.0 69.1
2014 416 15.2 27.2 82.7
2015 369 18.0 20.5 85.4
2016 364 18.0 20.2 88.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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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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