Poor School Achievement And Crime Abounds In Detroit

According to Neighborhood Scout, a number of Detroit neighbors have both poor elementary school achievement and extremely high crime rates ….  the three following schools are ranked among the worst.

BARBARA JORDAN ELEMENTARY
3901 MARGARETA STREET, DETROIT, MI 48221

This school is located in the infamous Seven Mile and Livermore Neighborhood.

CLR Search reveals that the crime risk here is 3.4 times th national average.

School Digger gives a 1 out of 5 star rating and ranks this school 1073rd of 1470 Michigan public elementary schools and Education.com gives a 3 star rating to this school.

Public School Review reports $14,500 is spent towards a child’s education in the Detroit Public Schools, compared to 11,000 overall in Michigan.

COOKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
18800 PURITAN STREET, DETROIT, MI 48223

GUYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
355 PHILLIP STREET, DETROIT, MI 48215

There comes a point in time, where after years of failure, that schools, in high crime neighborhoods, should be leveled to the ground and no replacement provided.

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