Avg. test scores 36%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 30%

Battle Creek school information

IndexBattle CreekMichiganNational
Average Test Scores31%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools483,42179,221
Total private schools783524,874
Total post-secondary schools21967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Battle Creek are 36% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 48 public schools in Battle Creek
  • 85.8% of people in Battle Creek have completed 8th grade
  • 84.5% of people in Battle Creek have completed high school
  • 21.2% of people in Battle Creek have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Battle Creek

      IndexBattle CreekMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade85.8%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school84.5%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college56.1%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.3%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.2%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters6.5%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Battle Creek, MI School Districts

      • Battle Creek Public Schools
      • Harper Creek Community Schools
      • Lakeview School District
      • Pennfield School District
      • Berrien Springs Public Schools

      There are a total of 48 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Battle Creek. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Battle Creek, MI schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Battle Creek, MI, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.5% have completed high school.

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      Richland, MI85853%8%
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      Olivet, MI1,57352%6%
      South Gull Lake, MI1,29850%2%
      Brownlee Park, MI1,88750%1%
      Battle Creek, MI51,76331%36%

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      Battle Creek, MI51,76331%36%
      Source: The Battle Creek, 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.