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Pembroke Academy: A Great Choice in Detroit

Pembroke Academy students continue to excel in the classroom, achieving academic gains not seen by any other Michigan school over the past four years. In addition to earning “A” letter grades for student growth and performance, 92% of eighth-graders were proficient on the state test in English Language Arts in 2022-23. The year prior, 2021-22, 100% of eighth-graders were proficient in ELA. Even more notable is that Pembroke Academy outperformed 94% of schools in Michigan on the 2022-23 state test. It also was ranked the #1 school in Detroit for 2021-22, according to the Michigan School Index.

Pembroke earns grade A for proficiency and growth.

Michigan School Grades

Pembroke earned an A letter grade in Growth and Performance Among Peers on the 2022-23 Michigan School Grades System. This means our students are on track to reach or maintain proficiency within three years and outperform their peers on the state test.

Awards and Accolades

Central Michigan University honors Pembroke Academy with Innovation and Vision Award

Innovation and Vision

In 2023, Pembroke Academy was honored with Central Michigan University's Center for Charter Schools Innovation and Vision Award.

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Our Parents

94% of our parents believe Pembroke Academy provides a high-quality education.

Pembroke Academy is a Michigan Rewards School

Rewards School

Pembroke Academy was recognized as a Michigan Rewards School by the Michigan Department of Education for both the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. We received this award for earning the highest grade in growth and performance among peers.

Pembroke Outperforms the Local District

State Test Proficiency
Pembroke Outperforms the Local District

State Test Proficiency

Pembroke outperformed all Detroit Public Schools on the 2022-23 state test. We outperformed DPS by 62 percentage points in ELA and 52 percentage points in math.

State Test Gains
Pembroke Outperforms the Local District

State Test Gains

Pembroke has shown significant proficiency gains on the state test since 2018-19 and continues to increase its performance compared to Detroit Public Schools.

Michigan School Index
Pembroke Outperforms the Local District

Michigan School Index

Pembroke outperformed 100% of Detroit area schools on the 2021-22 School Index.

Graph of state proficiency for Pembroke as compared to other schools.

How We've Grown

Overall state test proficiency has increased by 38 percentage points since the school's opening in 2018. Pembroke is the only school in the state to have achieved these gains over the past four years.
  • In ELA, proficiency has increased by 41 percentage points.
  • In math, proficiency has increased by 39 percentage points.

Pembroke Compared to Michigan Schools

Comparative Performance
Pembroke Compared to Michigan Schools

Comparative Performance

Pembroke outperformed 94% of schools in Michigan on the 2022-23 state test. We outperformed the state of Michigan average proficiency rate by 33 percentage points in ELA and 26 percentage points in math on the 2022-23 state test.

Michigan School Index
Pembroke Compared to Michigan Schools

Michigan School Index

Pembroke outperformed 86% of schools in Michigan on the 2021-22 School Index.

Stats At A Glance

94%

% of Students Who Qualify for Free-Reduced Lunch

100%

% of Minority Students

13:1

Student-Teacher Ratio; Statewide Average - 17:1
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What Pembroke Academy Parents Are Saying



"The entire staff at Pembroke is commited to the education and development of each student. I could not ask for anything more!"

- Pembroke Academy Parent

 

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All state performance data sourced from mischooldata.org.