Spain Elementary School

3700 Beaubien St, Detroit, MI 48201 | (313) 494-2081
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 831
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3700 Beaubien Street, Detroit, MI 48201
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Ronald Alexander
  • Fax: (313) 494-1508
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: 831
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 390 (46.9%)
  • Females: 441 (53.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 29 (3.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 604 (72.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 633 (76.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Spain Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black82399.0%
Asian50.6%
Hispanic10.1%
White10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Spain Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten799.5%
1st Grade728.7%
2nd Grade637.6%
3rd Grade829.9%
4th Grade8410.1%
5th Grade8310.0%
6th Grade10612.8%
7th Grade14217.1%
8th Grade12014.4%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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3 reviews for Spain Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 10, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have just entered my children several months ago into spain and I am amazed at how wonderful the school is ran and all of the staff is awesome even the security. My son was struggling with reading for year's even with the at home help.I have a eighth grader and a third grader and my third grader is reading like he has never had a problem his teacher is Ms.Brown whatever she is doing she is wonderful and I just wish I had sent them there several year's ago keep up the good work! My eighth grader was never obeying staff and here Mr.Alexander lays down the law I love that zero tolerance but that does not mean he's kicking you out you first time in trouble he's old school and finds strategies to help the child first. They also, have wonderful activities for the children he keeps them involved and eager to learn!
  • Reviewed by Teacher on April 16, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I taught at Spain Elementary from about 1964 to 1967. It had a fabulous student body. The faculty
    had more spirit than any school at which I have worked. I remember the teacher corps teachers including Diana Ross' sister (before she entered medical school), Pat Green, and another teacher whose face i remember but whose name i've blocked. Ruby Urquat, Mike Mears and Joe Madaj were just a few of some very excellent teachers who were there.
    If any of the spirit of that time has remained, Spain is the school to attend or work at.
    Ed King, Oakland, California

  • Reviewed by on September 05, 2006
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Placing my son in that school was not the right thing for him. The principal was not a fair person at all to the kids or parents.

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