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Plymouth High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,038
Best High School in Michigan
#20
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9th grade to 12th grade
School District Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Type Public
 Phone (734)582-5500
 Location 8400 NORTH BECK RD
CANTON, MI 48187
Charter School No

Plymouth 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 20th in the best public high schools in Michigan.

Demographics

Race

The Plymouth High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White71.2%1,451
Black8.6%176
Hispanic3.5%72
Asian Pacific13%265
Native American Indian0.4%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races3.1%64

Family Income

vs. other Michigan high schools
Upper 5.7%

9.9% 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, Plymouth High School students are largely wealthy and rank 32nd in Michigan for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman538
Sophomore539
Junior485
Senior466
Total2,038

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
95%

9 out of 10

Rank: 66th in Michigan

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95%
Michigan Median92%
Percentile91%
White96%
Black80% to 89%*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 15th in Michigan

Students at Plymouth High School scored an average 67% 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 3.5% of Michigan high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls55% to 59%*80% to 84%*
Boys55% to 59%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
Black20% to 29%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
White61%79%
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1141

The average SAT score for Plymouth High School students in 2017 was 1141.

College Admission Test Participation

4 out of 10

Rank: 329th in Michigan

472 out of 951 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the Michigan median rate of 51% and in the bottom 43% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Michigan

Plymouth High School offers 16 AP courses. 22 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Michigan schools of 14%. Plymouth High School had 370 taking AP exams with a 305 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the state median of 63 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 82% 63%
Students enrolled in an AP class 22% 14%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Courses Offered 16

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%13%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%16
Boys0.9%9
Girls0.7%7
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 Students0.9%18
Boys1.4%14
Girls0.4%4
Michigan Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.4%71
Boys4.2%44
Girls2.6%27

Location

Plymouth High School
8400 NORTH BECK RD
CANTON, MI
48187
(734)582-5500

10 out of 10 1

District

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
PLYMOUTH, MI