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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A
University Liggett School is a top rated, private school located in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. It has 610 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. Tuition is $28,790 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1045 Cook Rd
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Telephone
(313) 884-4444

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,790
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1340
28 responses
Average ACT
28
66 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Fall Play/ Winter Musical
    24%
  • Spirit Week
    24%
  • Treasure Hunt
    24%
  • Rubber Band Wars
    15%
  • Basketball Games
    6%
  • Football Games
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
610
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.14 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.14 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$93,404
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,403
National
$949
Median Home Value
$197,600
National
$184,700
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University Liggett is my home away from home. Since the community is small, the teachers can focus on every student and everyone knows each other. The teachers are extremely supportive of what is important to the student, and many of the classes are flexible according to the student's passions. Students enter University Liggett intelligent and motivated, and they graduate an expert in subjects they care deeply about with a strong sense of themselves and how to succeed. I have treasured my experience at University Liggett.
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It's okay, but it is no better and possibly worse than other local options. The sports teams are mediocre and the school building is falling apart.

Many parents pay tutors over the summer to catch their kids up on math and reading because kids who transfer to other schools especially North and South are far behind. The big senior project is not any different than what the other schools are doing, only that it has a fancy name.

The college admissions process is good and worth the money if you are interested in having your child attend the Ivies. They send a handful of kids to Ivy League Schools every year.

Overall I would say send your child here if you want the prestige and college admissions counseling, but if you want a school with more rigor and challenging classes, apply elsewhere.
University Liggett School has been a great school for my children. My oldest who is in college now was ready and well prepared. The school community is warm and caring and a great atmosphere for all families. Students learn to find their passion. One of the things I love is that it is cool to be smart and kids learn collaboration. The project base learning that happens in each division of the school is amazing!