Macdowell Elementary School

4201 West Outer Dr, Detroit, MI 48221 | (313) 494-7310
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 400
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4201 W. Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48221
  • Principal or Admin: Mildred Davis
  • Fax: (313) 494-7349
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: 400
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 242 (60.5%)
  • Females: 158 (39.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (4.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 302 (75.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 318 (79.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Macdowell Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black39799.3%
Asian--
Hispanic20.5%
White10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Macdowell Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4310.8%
1st Grade5213.0%
2nd Grade5814.5%
3rd Grade4912.3%
4th Grade6315.8%
5th Grade6015.0%
6th Grade7518.8%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Macdowell Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 28, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THE OFFICE STAFF NEED IMPROVEMENT. (They give false information and tend (There were several lost school days because on the building problems at the school. Children were made to stand outside in very cold weather. School days were cancelled without pre-warning or phone calls to the parents). So Sad!

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