Shields school information

Average Test Scores34%41%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a22:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a3,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Shields, MI educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shields public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 15% lower than than the Michigan average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shields public schools is n/a, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shields are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Shields.
  • 88.9% of people in Shields have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Shields have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Shields have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shields

Completed 8th grade88.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Freeland, MI7,14156%13%
Midland, MI42,06355%12%
Hemlock, MI1,66346%6%
Auburn, MI1,93546%8%
St. Charles, MI1,99243%13%
Shields, MI6,08834%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gunnison, CO6,08634%31%
Chamberlayne, VA6,08661%23%
Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
Patterson, LA6,08571%44%
Pigeon Forge, TN6,09249%1%
Shields, MI6,08834%30%
Source: The Shields, 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.