- 55 percent attend their assigned public school
- 22.5 percent attend charter schools in Detroit
- 15.2 percent attend public schools outside of Detroit
- 5.1 percent attend magnet schools in Detroit
- 2.5 percent attend private school or are homeschooled
And charter schools in Detroit have been gaining success in recent years. In fact, Jalen Rose, former NBA star and strong supporter of educational options—including private school choice—has this year opened a charter school for 120 ninth-graders.