Southwest Detroit school information

IndexSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
Average Test Scores13%17%41%
Student/Teacher ration/a23:122:1
Total public schoolsn/a3363,421
Total private schoolsn/a64835
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a19196

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  • The average school test scores in Southwest Detroit are 73% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Southwest Detroit.
  • 52.8% of people in Southwest Detroit have completed 8th grade.
  • 48.2% of people in Southwest Detroit have completed high school.
  • 7.9% of people in Southwest Detroit have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southwest Detroit

IndexSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
Completed 8th grade52.8%73.8%86.9%
Completed high school48.2%72.3%85.9%
Completed some college26.4%46.5%60.3%
Completed associate degree11.6%20.7%36.5%
Completed bachelors7.9%13.8%27.4%
Completed masters2.0%5.5%10.7%
Completed professional degree0.0%1.3%2.8%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.6%1.1%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grosse Pointe, MI5,25677%56%
Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,26575%53%
Bingham Farms, MI1,11270%41%
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,78570%41%
Detroit, MI683,44317%65%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
El Paso, TX678,05876%54%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Detroit, MI683,44317%65%
Source: The Southwest Detroit, Detroit, MI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.