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Overview

Public Schools Overview Michigan School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,546,937
Number Of Michigan Schools 3,625
Number Of Michigan School Districts 875
Spending Per Student $12,125

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 50.6383797039236
4th Grade 46.7162337649315
5th Grade 48.2561753247013
6th Grade 44.1982399144596
7th Grade 48.3700438580366
8th Grade 46.7970837134067
11th Grade 48.352975300057
12th Grade 23.5605112384918

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 49.3973136827017
4th Grade 41.5381707454004
5th Grade 33.0827138103672
6th Grade 32.7343401952246
7th Grade 32.7895959244775
8th Grade 31.6146471200908
11th Grade 27.6297542724647
12th Grade 12.1184727725953

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 68.3% 50.9%
Black 18.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 6.7% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.8% 50.9%
English Language Learners 4.7% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 12.9% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.09
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Michigan Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 9,922,576 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 175 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 20.1% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 31.5% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 28.0% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.6% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 3,841,148 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.9% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.6% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.9% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.2% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.6% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.6% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,101 $9,437,412,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $807 $1,247,983,000 6.7%
Staff $518 $800,720,000 4.3%
General Administration $220 $340,688,000 1.8%
School Administration $582 $899,668,000 4.8%
Operation $953 $1,473,803,000 7.9%
Transportation $443 $685,497,000 3.7%
Other $520 $804,554,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,042 $6,252,913,000 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,982 $3,066,073,000 16.3%
Total Expenditures $12,125 $18,756,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%