Renaissance High School in Detroit, MI - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,156
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    706 3.5
  • Ranking

Renaissance High School is a public coed school in Detroit, Michigan. It has 1,156 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 60% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 706 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

6565 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 416-4600

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 706 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: The safety at the school is excellent. Students feel safe while at school
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: We have a couple of extracurricular. There are a lot that most of the school doesn't know about.
    • Niche User
    • 1
    Overall Experience: We had a parent organization our senior year and half way through the year. they quit.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Most of the teachers are good and know what they are teaching. Some know the material they are supposed to teach, but don't know how to teach it to the class.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The school is consistence with education but not with support and guidance.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
University YES Academy 0 mi. 666
1.66 Communication & Media Arts High School 2 mi. 608
0.66 Old Redford Academy - High School 1 mi. 865
Mumford High School 1 mi. 877
1.00 Oak Park High School 3 mi. 1,517

Around Renaissance High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 62%
Male 37%

Student Diversity

Renaissance High School United States Michigan Communication & Media Arts High School Mumford High School Oak Park High School Old Redford Academy - High School University YES Academy
African American 98.0% 15.0% 15.8% 99.0% 99.0% 96.0% 99.0% 100%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 2.9% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 6.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
White 0% 51.0% 70.8% 0% 0% 2.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 33.5%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 21.2%
Grade 12 21.0%

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 97 responses

  • 54% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 23% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 78 responses

  • 26% Preparation for college
  • 24% Academics
  • 19% Extra curriculum activities
  • 15% Staff and Students
  • 12% Friends
  • 3% Welcoming environment
  • 2% Nothing

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 59 responses

  • 29% The electric system has problems sometimes.
  • 20% Teachers act like students don''t have a life
  • 17% Lunches are not the best
  • 10% Not allowed to use elevators
  • 6% Not enough of a varied extracurricular program.
  • 5% Some teachers weren't that great
  • 4% Very disorganized
  • 3% Terrible Disciplinary System
  • 2% Building
  • 2% Class hours too long
  • 1% Administration is unfair
  • 1% Peers are not friendly and helpful to new students

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 77 responses

  • 30% College preporartory courses
  • 25% The work load and college readiness classes.
  • 21% Rigorous work load
  • 14% Intelligence
  • 6% All of the above
  • 4% It's good reputation

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 80 responses

  • 46% Hardworking
  • 25% Time-consuming
  • 19% Ever-rising
  • 8% Intlligent
  • 1% Inconsistent
  • 1% The best

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 59 responses

  • 47% All of the above
  • 36% Learn how to study and manage your time
  • 8% Don't get distracted
  • 7% Learn how to study
  • 2% Every party doesn't need to be attended

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 5% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 19% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 1% I hate everything about this school.