Ann Arbor school information

IndexAnn ArborMichiganNational
Average Test Scores59%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools423,42179,221
Total private schools3383524,874
Total post-secondary schools111967,963
The Ann Arbor, MI educational system consists of 42 public schools, 33 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools. Ann Arbor public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 45% higher than than the Michigan average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ann Arbor public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.9% have completed high school, 72.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 17.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ann Arbor are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Ann Arbor.
  • 96.1% of people in Ann Arbor have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in Ann Arbor have completed high school.
  • 72.8% of people in Ann Arbor have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ann Arbor

IndexAnn ArborMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade96.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.9%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college89.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters43.6%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate11.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Ann Arbor, 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.