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Bates Academy

Public School | Grades K-8 | Detroit
19701 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7000

About This School

Bates Academy is located in Detroit, MI and is one of 168 schools in Detroit School District. It is a public school that serves 861 students in grades K-8. See Bates Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Bates Academy had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

861

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

59% 41%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

56.9%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$13,362
per student
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Grade 3 English Performance

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Bates Academy Reviews

By a Current Student on

Well, bates is a great school! I'm a 8th grader about to graduate from it Class of 2011-2012 and as much as I hate going to school with a passion I LEARN A LOT THERE! Most of the students in 8th grade earn 4.0's easily and are more advanced then average schools(seriously what school gives algebra 1 and 2 ,a high school subject, to 8th graders let alone teaches everything a year early? For example 8th graders do high school work. I'll answer that. this one!) The electives are fun I take academic games, orchestra,Math Technology, and creative writing. The school can be disorderly at times (like any other school) but when you get down to it Bates is great school.
PS: Your child (if they get in) are going to hate the amount of homework that's given (I know I did!) ,on a good night I don't get done until 6!

By a Former Student on

Bates Academy is a GREAT school ! i just graduated from there with a 4.0 and now i attend Cass Technical High School and I am doing great .. Bates prepared me for high school and I'm glad my parents decided to send me there!

By a Parent on

BATES ACADEMY IS NOT A GOOD SCHOOL I RECOMMEND YOU SEND YOUR CHILD TO BURTON INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY!!!!!! My child is on the honer roll aqnd i couldnt be any better i love it . was a good choice

By a Parent on

bates is a great school but hally magnet middle can give your child a better education and a better social life, I sent my child to hally and now she has full academic scholarships to a number of colleges , my sister sent my nephew to bates and he has been having trouble in high shool

By a Current Student on

the school is very wild at times but we are very respectful. we are vigoroius working students and we dont back down from anything.Bates academyy is a good school

By , a Parent on

The goal of an exceptional student program is to maximize the potential for gifted students to exceed expectations. The confinement of young great minds is timeless. Discipline belongs at home.

Reviewed on

I have visited the school on several occasions and I do not understand why the children are allowed to be so loud at dismissal with no guidance from any of the staff members. Children at this age should be taught respect and courtesy, and discipline before they reach the teenage. It is very wild for a person who is searching for a school to see. These children in middle school can still be taught before it is to late but I do not see a concern so here we go with another generation of undisciplined young children. We don't have to be there parents to ask them to practice discipline so they will know how to act as they go out into the world .

By a Current Student on

This school is good and allows us students to be free in someways but not all the time. The electives are fun to have and enjoy.

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