Best Public Schools in Zip Code 48212


Summary:

The 48212 zip code area of Detroit is home to 19 schools, including 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 2 alternative schools, operated by various districts such as Hamtramck School District, Detroit Public Schools Community District, and several public charter school districts.

Among the standout schools in the area, Hamtramck Academy, a public charter elementary/middle school, ranks 495 out of 1,470 Michigan elementary schools and has strong test scores, with 44-54% of students proficient in English Language Arts and Math. Another high-performing school, Hanley International Academy, also a public charter elementary/middle school, ranks 924 out of 1,470 Michigan elementary schools and has impressive test scores, with 28-39% of students proficient in English Language Arts and Math. Additionally, Oakland International Academy High School, a public charter high school, stands out with the highest graduation rate (92.9%) and lowest dropout rate (4.7%) among the high schools in the data set.

However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance, with many schools struggling with high chronic absenteeism rates, low test scores, and poor graduation/dropout rates. These challenges are particularly prevalent in schools serving predominantly low-income student populations, as evidenced by the high free/reduced lunch rates across the area. Addressing these disparities and providing targeted interventions and additional resources to support students in high-poverty communities will be crucial in improving educational outcomes for all students in the 48212 zip code.








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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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