New Report Ranks Detroit Schools

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Designed to help parents find good schools for their children.

** FILE**The Grande Mariner cruises on the Detroit River next to the city's skyline in a June 14, 2006 file photo in Detroit. In another blow to the Motor City's tarnished image, Detroit pushed past St. Louis to become the nation's most dangerous city, according to a private research group's analysis of annual FBI crime statistics released Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007. The study ranked Mission Viejo, Calif., as the safest U.S. cit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

University of Detroit Jesuit, Renaissance and Cass Tech are ranked in a report as the best high schools in the city of Detroit.

The Detroit News reports the rankings are to be released Wednesday and are put together by public and charter school officials, a parent's group and various foundations.

It ranks elementary, middle and high schools and is designed to help parents looking for good schools for their children.

University of Detroit Jesuit is a private school. Students have to apply to attend the public Renaissance and Cass Tech.

Two Covenant House academy charters for high school dropouts are listed among the worst. Detroit's Pershing, Finney and West Side Academy Alternative Education also are ranked among the worst high schools.

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