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  • Countryside Academy - Middle/high School
  • 4800 Meadowbrook Rd, Benton Harbor
  • Countryside Academy
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 288
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Countryside Academy - Elementary
  • 4821 North Street, Benton Harbor
  • Countryside Academy
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 344
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Montessori Academy At Henry C Morton
  • 267 N Hull Ave, Benton Harbor
  • Benton Harbor Area Schools
  • Grades: 1 - 8 · Students: 370
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Benton Harbor Charter School Academy
  • 455 Riverview Dr, Benton Harbor
  • Benton Harbor Charter School Academy
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Dream Academy
  • 248 9th St, Benton Harbor
  • Dream Academy
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 285
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
  • Benton Harbor High School
  • 870 Colfax Ave, Benton Harbor
  • Benton Harbor Area Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 580
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Steam Academy At Mlk
  • 750 E Britain Ave, Benton Harbor
  • Benton Harbor Area Schools
  • Grades: 1 - 8 · Students: 353
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • The Bridge Academy
  • 777 Riverview Dr Ste B, Benton Harbor
  • Coloma Community Schools
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 84
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 84:1

Benton Harbor school information

IndexBenton HarborMichiganNational
Average Test Scores13%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio194:122:116:1
Total public schools183,42179,221
Total private schools383524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Benton Harbor, MI educational system consists of 18 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Benton Harbor public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 68% lower than than the Michigan average and 74% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benton Harbor public schools is 194:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.2% have completed high school, 6.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Benton Harbor

IndexBenton HarborMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade69.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school67.2%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Benton Harbor, MI School Districts

Benton Harbor Area SchoolsColoma Community Schools

There are a total of 18 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Benton Harbor. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Benton Harbor, MI schools is 13%. The average student to teacher ratio is 194:1. In Benton Harbor, MI, an average of 69.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Benton Harbor schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Benton Harbor, MI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shoreham, MI91862%26%
Stevensville, MI1,23561%25%
St. Joseph, MI8,30758%17%
Bridgman, MI2,22055%12%
Berrien Springs, MI1,37047%5%
Benton Harbor, MI9,98813%74%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carroll, IA9,99089%80%
Clinton, TN9,99353%7%
Kendallville, IN9,98067%36%
Bee Ridge, FL9,99880%62%
Beecher, MI9,97511%77%
Benton Harbor, MI9,98813%74%
Source: The Benton Harbor, 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.
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