THIRKELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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7724 14TH ST
DETROIT, MI 48206
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Phone: 313-596-0990
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 6th Grade
  • District: Detroit City School District
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 50
  • Number Students: 400
  • Number Teachers: 35
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 7087
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Clara Smith
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (7 ratings)
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    School Reviews (8 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-17
    "My son has Mrs. Arneau for PreK/Kindergarten and she is Amazing! He is learning a lot and speaking more!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-02
    "Students here receive attention from great teachers who have a lot of experience. It's a little large, and its been around for a while but kids thrive here."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-03-20
    "Both my older brother & I attended this school. I began in 1947 8 years after my brother. We both loved the school as well as the teachers at the time. Those were the days when high dump trucks used to drop off ton's of apples for all of us to take home. We were also given huge long squares of American cheese, larger then my arm, also free. Those were the days when the Duncun yoyo people used to come to school to demonstrate, the candy apple man, the ice cream man. We played marbles in the yard etc. It was a very nice school & I am happy to see it still is.."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-05
    "I am so sorry to say that my my daughter only attended Thirkell for only one year(5th grade)...she attended a charter school prior to this. There is no comparison between the two. I have found the Thirkell staff to be older and more experienced. The teachers have a love for teaching and the children. I have not found that to be the case in charter schools with their young inexperienced staff. . Great academics and extra curricular activities. This school really feels like the good old fashioned neighborhood school I grew up attending. I wish I had discovered this gem years ago. Dr. Smith is doing great things. I wish DPS would invest in a new building for this school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-10-20
    "Thrikell is a great school that care about their students.The staff are friendly and helpful to students and parents."
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