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5680 Konkel Street
Detroit, MI 48210-3298
p. 313-596-7640

Academy Of The Americas
in Detroit, MI

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Detroit City School District
State Agency:
Michigan Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 8th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs38.0
Surrounding communityCity, Large Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Detroit, MI 48210-3298
Total Population39,671 (39,671 urban / N/A rural)
Households12,728 (3.1 people per house)
Median Household Income$24,256
Families8,626 (3.72 people per family)
Pop. — African American15,596
Pop. — Asian526
Pop. — Pacific Islander86
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native503
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)17,099
Pop. — Other8,462

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 552 74%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 50 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 602 81%  
Migrant Students 12 2% 0%
Special Ed. Students     15%
English Language Learners     7%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A54%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A63%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A60%
White Non-HispanicN/A82%
All Students<47%77%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 6,185 88.49%
GED Recipients     2.25%
Other Completers N/A 0.49%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Academy Of The Americas?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic34<4%20%
Asian / Pacific Islander1<N/A2%
American Indian / Alaskan Native91%N/A
White Non-Hispanic18<2%71%
Kindergarten 4 85 1 90
1st Grade 5 92 1 98
2nd Grade 2 79 2 4 87
3rd Grade 7 63 1 5 76
4th Grade 5 69 1 4 79
5th Grade 2 67 1 70
6th Grade 4 77 1 1 83
7th Grade 3 78 81
8th Grade 2 74 4 2 82
Total 34 684 1 9 18 746

Detroit City School District – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Academy Of The Americas's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides1,516.0<18%19%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors180.2<2%3%
Library / Media Specialist48.0<1%1%
Library / Media Support24.0<0%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)102.0>1%0%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)138.0<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total243.0>3%2%
District Admins209.0<2%3%
Dist. Admin/Sppt22.0<0%1%
School Admins385.0>4%4%
School Admin/Sppt886.0<10%11%
Other Support4,078.0>47%41%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Detroit City School District Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$863,860,000<$8,008$11,904
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $2,944
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $2,944
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$805,800,000<$7,469$12,137
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$307,499,000>$2,850$992
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$142,105,000>$1,317$1,076
 Sinking Fund  $750
 Bond Fund  $1,681
 Other Funds$32,406,000<$300$31,980
Total Revenues$1,508,139,000<$13,980$134,898
Total Expenses$1,536,701,000<$14,245$126,959

Detroit City School District Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$278,092,000$6,534,242
Special Education Programs$87,105,000$1,266,738
Vocational Education Programs$15,073,000$424,037
Other Education Programs$47,934,000$398,629
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$477,592,000$208,869,000$8,933,763$4,163,603
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$36,022,000$14,013,000$718,760$319,136
 General Administration$3,802,000$1,498,000$203,501$93,224
 School Administration$64,287,000$28,129,000$1,003,708$466,426
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$73,606,000$40,045,000$918,451$524,566
 Student Transportation$15,747,000$11,761,000$571,860$325,368
 Business / Central / Other$16,737,000$12,898,000$508,391$267,605
Food Services$10,765,000$6,227,000$266,526$125,229

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Detroit City School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$68,936,000<$639$5,787
  General Administration$9,242,000<$85$1,162
  School Administration$97,653,000<$905$1,473
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$182,802,000<$1,694$3,140
  Student Transportation$54,564,000<$505$10,228
  Business / Central / Other$78,714,000<$729$4,586
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$40,632,000>$376$353
  Enterprise Operations   
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$8,388,000<$77$1,015
 Adult Education$12,439,000<$115$202
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$218,000<$2$316
 Instructional Equipment$2,603,000<$24$528
 Other Equipment$16,246,000<$150$679
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems  $138,522
Debt Interest$83,274,000>$771$539

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Detroit City School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$178,014,000>$1,650$304
  Children with Disabilities Idea  $64,595
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$20,100,000>$186$182
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$2,960,000<$27$816
  Title V, Part A$1,455,000<$13$62
  Vocational and Tech Education$4,514,000<$41$8,720
  Bilingual Education  $22
  Child Nutrition Act$31,658,000>$293$178
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $193
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$728,459,000<$6,752$7,601
 Staff Improvement Programs  $234
 Special Education Programs$84,821,000<$786$11,741
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$60,463,000>$560$233
 Bilingual Education Programs$740,000<$6$26
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $67
 Vocational Education Programs$1,485,000<$13$2,168
 School Lunch Programs$4,335,000>$40$19
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs   
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$37,766,000<$350$2,123
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$197,160,000<$1,827$83,450
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$84,642,000<$784$33,660
 From Cities and Counties  $2,078
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,079,000<$10$155
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $25
 School Lunch$6,510,000<$60$125
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts  $243
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$6,868,000<$63$4,220
 Interest Earnings$15,086,000<$139$1,994

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