Lessenger Middle School

8401 Trinity St, Detroit, MI 48228 | (313) 945-1330
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 416
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 416 elementary and middle school students from grades KG-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8401 Trinity Street, Detroit, MI 48228
  • Principal or Admin: Bettie Reid
  • Fax: (313) 945-1557
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Detroit City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,016
  • Graduation Rate: 45.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 11.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 89,561

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 416
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 215 (51.7%)
  • Females: 201 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 348 (83.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 357 (85.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lessenger Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black41098.6%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White51.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lessenger Middle School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten204.8%
1st Grade225.3%
2nd Grade327.7%
3rd Grade297.0%
4th Grade286.7%
5th Grade256.0%
6th Grade7919.0%
7th Grade9222.1%
8th Grade8921.4%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Lessenger Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200969.2%85.6%94.8%
200858.3%74.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
200961.5%79.1%89.8%
200862.5%71.7%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200850.0%65.2%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200820.0%38.2%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200961.9%78.5%92.3%
200857.9%71.7%87.9%
 
Reading Test
200961.9%64.3%84.1%
200861.1%61.5%82.8%
 
English Language Arts Test
200850.0%51.3%76.6%
 
Writing Test
200815.0%22.4%44.4%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200938.1%57.0%79.5%
200877.3%48.6%76.8%
 
Reading Test
200957.1%65.1%85.2%
200850.0%57.1%81.5%
 
Science Test
200938.1%56.6%81.0%
200859.1%59.6%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200850.0%51.4%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200847.8%37.8%63.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200961.7%54.5%82.0%
200866.3%54.0%79.9%
 
Reading Test
200959.6%72.1%87.7%
200845.0%56.4%80.5%
 
Social Studies Test
200929.8%41.7%73.4%
200839.0%45.2%73.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200846.2%54.8%79.5%
 
Writing Test
200840.0%52.5%75.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200958.9%53.7%82.2%
200840.0%55.8%82.6%
 
Reading Test
200958.9%59.8%82.0%
200842.7%56.4%79.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200841.6%57.7%80.1%
 
Writing Test
200838.5%57.5%77.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200935.7%39.5%70.3%
200836.3%46.6%74.5%
 
Reading Test
200958.0%69.4%83.4%
200838.0%53.9%75.5%
 
Science Test
200937.1%45.7%75.9%
200825.3%48.9%76.3%
 
English Language Arts Test
200837.2%55.1%76.7%
 
Writing Test
200844.9%52.9%74.2%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2008-2009

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