Sparta school information

IndexSpartaMichiganNational
Average Test Scores46%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools63,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Sparta, MI educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sparta public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 14% higher than than the Michigan average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sparta public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.9% have completed high school, 18.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sparta are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Sparta.
  • 87.0% of people in Sparta have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Sparta have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Sparta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sparta

IndexSpartaMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.9%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Grand Rapids, MI11,29777%57%
Forest Hills, MI27,66771%44%
Walker, MI24,45860%22%
Rockford, MI6,04458%17%
Coopersville, MI4,32952%5%
Sparta, MI4,28046%6%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spackenkill, NY4,28072%46%
Point Pleasant, WV4,28135%30%
Carmel Valley Village, CA4,28275%51%
Slatington, PA4,27850%2%
Hyde Park, UT4,27757%16%
Sparta, MI4,28046%6%
Source: The Sparta, 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.