Michigan
Public School Ratings



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Michigan Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Michigan School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,519,598
Number Of Michigan Schools 3,762
Number Of Michigan School Districts 904
Spending Per Student $12,204

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 45.3618210196658
4th Grade 45.8048206215846
5th Grade 46.9315530504002
6th Grade 41.7558003025436
7th Grade 43.1981713198726
8th Grade 42.305622747854
10th Grade 77.0999
11th Grade 57.0435602433814

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 46.635493534485
4th Grade 42.897985453293
5th Grade 36.7460477923862
6th Grade 35.6488651448538
7th Grade 36.4167224036442
8th Grade 33.6845522415979
10th Grade 60.0
11th Grade 37.2753921908986

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 69.3% 50.6%
Black 18.4% 16.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 44.0% 48.4%
English Language Learners 6.2% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 13.0% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

Michigan Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 9,962,311 325,719,178
Population Density (per sq. mile) 176 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.8% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.2% 19.4%
20-44 Years Old 31.4% 33.4%
45-64 Years Old 27.7% 26.1%
65 Or Older 15.9% 14.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 3,888,646 117,430,281
Single Parent Households With Children 10.4% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.2% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.1% 30.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 9.0% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.9% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.7% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 12.3% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%