Alpena school information

Average Test Scores43%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools103,42179,221
Total private schools483524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Alpena, MI educational system consists of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Alpena public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 7% higher than than the Michigan average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alpena public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.0% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alpena are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Alpena.
  • 87.5% of people in Alpena have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.0% of people in Alpena have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in Alpena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alpena

Completed 8th grade87.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ossineke, MI93160%21%
Posen, MI20742%15%
Alpena, MI10,21343%12%

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Alpena, MI10,21343%12%
Source: The Alpena, 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.