Detroit Public Schools Community District

Detroit, Michigan

  • 104th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $36k

    starting salary

    updated 04/16/2015
  • $66k

    max salary

    updated 04/16/2015
  • 5

    years to tenure

    updated 02/14/2017
  • 182

    days in student
    school year

    updated 09/28/2017
  • 189

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 09/28/2017
  • 47,277


    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 2,831


    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 74%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under an expired contract
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • Teachers are AFT union members.

Student Demographics

updated 12/15/2016**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2014-2015 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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