Benton Harbor school information

IndexBenton HarborMichiganNational
Average Test Scores32%57%68%
Student/Teacher ratio194:122:116:1
Total public schools183,42179,235
Total private schools383524,875
Total post-secondary schools11967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Benton Harbor are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Benton Harbor.
  • 67.7% of people in Benton Harbor have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.6% of people in Benton Harbor have completed high school.
  • 4.5% of people in Benton Harbor have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Benton Harbor

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  • Benton Harbor Charter School455 Riverview DrGrades: KG - 08Students: 434 · Ratio: 17:132
  • Benton Harbor High School870 Colfax AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 862 · Ratio: 17:134
  • Boynton Montessori Program1700 East Britain AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 22 · Ratio: 20:137
  • Countryside Academy-Elementary4821 North StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 271 · Ratio: 18:145
  • Countryside Academy-High School4800 Meadowbrook RdGrades: 03 - 12Students: 205 · Ratio: 16:147
  • Creative Arts/Gifted And Talented Academy1995 Union AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 25 · Ratio: 17:143
  • Discovery Enrichment Center465 S. Mccord StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Dream Academy248 9Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 234 · Ratio: 24:124
  • Fair Plain Renaissance Middle School120 East Napier AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 362 · Ratio: 19:123
  • Fair Plain West Elementary School1901 Fairplain AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 263 · Ratio: 18:123
  • Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy281 South Fair AveGrades: KG - 07Students: 187 · Ratio: 18:129
  • Mlk Steam Magnet Academy750 E. Britain AvenueGrades: 05 - 06Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:111
  • Morton Elementary School267 North Hull AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 262 · Ratio: 16:123
  • Sorter International Elementary School1421 Pipestone RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 201 · Ratio: 16:141
  • The Bridges Academy777 Riverview DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 58 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Compare Benton Harbor, MI Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Benton Harbor

IndexBenton HarborMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade67.7%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school65.6%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college34.1%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree10.6%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors4.5%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters2.7%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Benton Harbor (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Joseph, MI8,31076%12%
Stevensville, MI1,31275%10%
Bridgman, MI1,96371%4%
Watervliet, MI1,94966%4%
Berrien Springs, MI1,33860%13%
Benton Harbor, MI10,05632%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bonham, TX10,05987%27%
Great Neck, NY10,05285%25%
Carroll, IA10,05185%25%
Plymouth, IN10,04884%23%
Anderson, CA10,06640%41%
Benton Harbor, MI10,05632%53%
Source: The Benton Harbor, MI education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.