How good are the schools in Detroit, MI?

Detroit encompasses 244 public elementary, middle and high schools. Detroit also has 259 private schools. One hundred and twenty-five high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 6.3 /10

How we calculate this.


Detroit has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
231,738
Total Teachers
12,895

Student-Teacher Ratio

18:1

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

All High Schools in Detroit

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.