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Cass Technical High School is a public school in Detroit, Michigan. It has 2,191 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 42% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 1,194 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2501 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 263-2000

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 1,194 reviews
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    • 4
    Academics: Students must take the ACT.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Resources & Facilities: Teachers use Edmodo quite a bit.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: The football and basketball teams go to the state finals often.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers' expectations of their students is high.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: The principal is very supportive. The counselors know all their students.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.33 Western International High School 2 mi. 1,260
1.66 King High School 2 mi. 1,313
1.66 Southeastern High School 5 mi. 1,180
1.66 Advanced Technology Academy 6 mi. 1,313
2.66 Fordson High School 6 mi. 2,403

Around Cass Technical High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 60%
Male 39%


Grade 9 30.2%
Grade 10 24.9%
Grade 11 23.4%
Grade 12 21.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 107 responses

  • 80% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 87 responses

  • 18% Great reputation
  • 16% Educated students
  • 15% Classes that prepare you for your college major
  • 14% Proud alumni
  • 14% Great athletic department
  • 9% Encouraging staff
  • 8% High quality establishment
  • 3% A overall well rounded dream school
  • 2% The unity of students.
  • 1% Nothing

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 80 responses

  • 28% Stress levels from all the work
  • 17% The students in the school and the drama
  • 15% The Dress Code
  • 9% Location
  • 8% Lack of Organization.
  • 8% The counselors
  • 7% Staff
  • 4% Nothing
  • 2% Nothing is really worse just no so good.
  • 2% The pride of the school in general

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 85 responses

  • 39% Academic excellence
  • 21% Academics, and sports
  • 18% It's diversity and school spirit
  • 10% School spirit and helpfulness of peers
  • 8% Diversity, academics and sports
  • 2% Sports, and performing arts program
  • 1% Academics, Diversity, Sports and Performing Arts

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 86 responses

  • 31% Cass Tech, Number One, Second to None
  • 21% Proud
  • 21% Hard working, competitive, and the top
  • 11% Too big
  • 7% United
  • 5% Different from most schools
  • 4% Disfuntional
  • 1% Hard working, competitive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 85 responses

  • 62% Remember to stay focused
  • 18% Two staircases do not lead to the 1st floor.
  • 15% Be yourself,dont let your surroundings change you.
  • 2% Look for a difference school
  • 2% Wear comfortable shoes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 71 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 3% I hate everything about this school.