About This School
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Michigan in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School's students and teachers. more
Middle Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Timbuktu Academy of Science and Technology 0.4 miles|
|Hutchinson Elementary School 0.6 miles|
|Benjamin E Mays Male Academy 0.8 miles||n/a|
|Nichols Elementary School 0.9 miles|
|Blackwell Institute 0.9 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 109
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School had 86% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Michigan had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Detroit District Spending
In 2011, Detroit Lions Alternative Education Middle School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Detroit School District
About the MEAP
What is it?
The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test administered in the fall of the school year and used to assess a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading, and writing, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels:exceeded standards (level 1), met standards (level 2), basic (level 3) and apprentice (level 4). The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard (levels 1 and 2).