Kent City school information

IndexKent CityMichiganNational
Average Test Scores29%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools43,42179,221
Total private schools183524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Kent City, MI educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kent City public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 28% lower than than the Michigan average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kent City public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.9% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kent City are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Kent City.
  • 70.9% of people in Kent City have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.9% of people in Kent City have completed high school.
  • 11.5% of people in Kent City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kent City

IndexKent CityMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade70.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college44.3%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters1.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rockford, MI6,04458%17%
Coopersville, MI4,32952%5%
Sparta, MI4,28046%6%
Grant, MI84444%10%
Cedar Springs, MI3,61741%16%
Kent City, MI1,18629%40%

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Kent City, MI1,18629%40%
Source: The Kent City, 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.