Best Schools in Detroit for SAT Scores

Standardized test scores are a commonly recognized measurement of academic achievement. For SAT scores, here are the best schools in Detroit.

Parents who are searching for the best schools in Detroit to enroll their kids will often figure test scores into their decision. And this makes sense. The schools that consistently report high standardized test scores have a strong focus on academic achievement.

So here’s something parents should know. For the highest SAT scores among open-enrollment high schools in Detroit, nine of the top 10 schools are charter public schools. 

Students Graduating at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
Photo Credit: Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Open-enrollment schools admit all students without the barrier of passing a test, writing an essay or fulfilling any other entry requirement. All Michigan charter schools are open-enrollment schools.

Charter schools are leading the way by lifting student achievement across the board, says Dan Quisenberry, President of the Michigan Association of Public School Academies. High SAT scores are a measurement that lifts charter schools above other educational options in Detroit. 

Best open-enrollment schools in Detroit for high SAT scores

  1. Oakland International Academy
  2. Cesar Chavez Academy
  3. Detroit Edison Public School Academy
  4. Frontier International Academy
  5. Hope of Detroit Academy
  6. Voyageur Academy
  7. University Preparatory Academy
  8. Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
  9. Lincoln-King-Adams-Young Academy

There’s a lot to know about Michigan charter schools and how they help students achieve success. At nearly 300 charter schools across Michigan, students engage with diverse, effective teachers, achieving the same standards as traditional public schools, often in a more flexible or unique way. Learn more and find out if a charter school is right for your child and family.

Content sponsored by The Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and Grand Valley State University Charter Schools Office.

Find more articles like this at Metro Parent’s Guide to Michigan Charter Schools.


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