Big Rapids school information

IndexBig RapidsMichiganNational
Average Test Scores58%57%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools123,42179,235
Total private schools283524,875
Total post-secondary schools11967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Big Rapids are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Big Rapids.
  • 85.9% of people in Big Rapids have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Big Rapids have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Big Rapids have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Big Rapids

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  • Big Rapids High School21175 15 Mile RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 687 · Ratio: 23:178
  • Big Rapids Middle School500 North Warren AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 539 · Ratio: 18:151
  • Brookside Elementary School210 Escott StGrades: 02 - 04Students: 211 · Ratio: 20:150
  • Crossroads Charter Academy (7-12)215 Spruce St WGrades: 07 - 12Students: 274 · Ratio: 17:155
  • Crossroads Charter Academy (Pk-6)215 North State StGrades: KG - 06Students: 391 · Ratio: 15:155
  • Mecosta-Osceola Education Center15760 190Th AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 15 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • New Directions High School14980 215Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 43 · Ratio: 35:1n/a
  • Riverview Elementary School509 Willow AveGrades: 02 - 04Students: 184 · Ratio: 16:158

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Education level achieved in Big Rapids

IndexBig RapidsMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.9%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college68.8%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.2%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors31.6%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters13.8%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Big Rapids (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Cloud, MI1,50258%15%
Mecosta, MI56358%15%
Reed City, MI2,81651%26%
Evart, MI1,46949%28%
Morley, MI71046%32%
Big Rapids, MI10,54358%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sauk Village, IL10,54563%8%
Trinity, FL10,55069%1%
Wabash, IN10,53473%6%
Newman, CA10,55328%60%
Canandaigua, NY10,53274%9%
Big Rapids, MI10,54358%15%
Source: The Big Rapids, 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.