Avg. test scores 26%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 48%
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Bay City school information

IndexBay CityMichiganNational
Average Test Scores36%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools233,42179,221
Total private schools1483524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bay City are 26% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Bay City
  • 82.3% of people in Bay City have completed 8th grade
  • 81.4% of people in Bay City have completed high school
  • 15.6% of people in Bay City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bay City

      IndexBay CityMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade82.3%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school81.4%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college51.9%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.7%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.6%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters4.7%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

      Bay City, MI School Districts

      • Bangor Township Schools
      • Bay City School District
      • Essexville-Hampton Public Schools

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 14 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Bay City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bay City, MI schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Bay City, MI, an average of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Freeland, MI7,14161%26.2%
      Auburn, MI1,93551%6.0%
      Reese, MI1,54445%7.5%
      Essexville, MI3,41841%14.0%
      Saginaw, MI49,89231%35.6%
      Bay City, MI34,11036%26.0%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hinesville, GA34,12737%23.4%
      Kyle, TX34,08041%15.0%
      Chester, PA34,05618%62.1%
      Houma, LA34,05270%45.4%
      Wentzville, MO34,17658%19.8%
      Bay City, MI34,11036%26.0%
      Source: The Bay City, 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.