Decatur school information

Average Test Scores52%57%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools43,42179,235
Total private schoolsn/a83524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Decatur are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Decatur.
  • 73.4% of people in Decatur have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.9% of people in Decatur have completed high school.
  • 11.6% of people in Decatur have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Decatur

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  • Davis Elementary School409 North Phelps StGrades: KG - 04Students: 332 · Ratio: 18:144
  • Decatur High School110 Cedar StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 297 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Decatur Middle School405 North Phelps StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 295 · Ratio: 16:145

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Education level achieved in Decatur

Completed 8th grade73.4%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school70.9%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college37.7%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree16.7%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.6%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters2.8%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mattawan, MI2,07586%26%
Watervliet, MI1,94966%4%
Lawton, MI1,69863%7%
Paw Paw, MI3,49459%14%
Marcellus, MI1,02458%15%
Decatur, MI2,09552%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gregory, TX2,09695%40%
Claxton, GA2,09687%28%
Port Sulphur, LA2,09367%2%
Ida Grove, IA2,09383%22%
Wilton, ME2,09764%6%
Decatur, MI2,09552%23%
Source: The Decatur, 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.