Southwestern High School

6921 West Fort St, Detroit, MI 48209 | (313) 849-4521
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 993
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6921 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48209
  • Principal or Admin: Garnet Green
  • Fax: (313) 849-4734
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: 993
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 566 (57.0%)
  • Females: 427 (43.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (1.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 776 (78.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 795 (80.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southwestern High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.9%
Black53553.9%
Asian111.1%
Hispanic27928.1%
White15916.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southwestern High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43844.1%
10th Grade24524.7%
11th Grade16116.2%
12th Grade14915.0%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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