Chelsea High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
837
Best High School in Michigan
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Chelsea School District
Type Public
 Phone (734)433-2201
 Location 740 NORTH FREER RD
CHELSEA, MI 48118
Charter School No

Chelsea High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Michigan high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 17th in the best public high schools in Michigan.

Racial Demographics

The Chelsea High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Multiracial population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White90.6%758
Black0.5%4
Hispanic3.9%33
Asian Pacific0.5%4
Native American Indian0.4%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races4.2%35

Family Income

vs. other Michigan high schools
Upper 4.7%

9.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Michigan high school median of 34.3%. By this measure, Chelsea High School students are largely wealthy and rank 26th in Michigan for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman209
Sophomore210
Junior219
Senior199
Total837

Completions

Graduation Rate
95% or more*
Rank in Michigan
66th
Rating
9 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
Michigan Median92%
Percentile91%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacificsuppressed*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
64%
Rank in Michigan
18th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Chelsea High School scored an average 64% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Michican Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 38% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 4% of Michigan high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
Boys55% to 59%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1132

The average SAT score for Chelsea High School students in 2017 was 1132.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
50%
Rank in Michigan
321st
Rating
4 out of 10

209 out of 418 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Michigan median rate of 52% and in the bottom 40% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
24%
AP Pass Rank in Michigan
32nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Chelsea High School offers 12 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Michigan schools of 14%. Chelsea High School had 189 taking AP exams with a 175 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 90% percentile and well above the Michigan state median of 63 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 93% 63%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 14%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate -2%
AP Courses Offered 12

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%13%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Michigan Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Michigan Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%7
Boys1.1%5
Girls0.5%2
Michigan Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%9
Boys1.1%5
Girls0.9%4

Location

Chelsea High School
740 NORTH FREER RD
CHELSEA, MI
48118
(734)433-2201

10 out of 10 1

District

Chelsea School District
CHELSEA, MI