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  • Quarton Elementary
  • 771 Chesterfield Ave, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 461
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
72%
  • Derby Middle School
  • 1300 Derby Rd, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Pierce Elementary School
  • 1829 Pierce St, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 578
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
40%
  • Ernest W. Seaholm High School
  • 2436 West Lincoln St, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Birmingham school information

IndexBirminghamMichiganNational
Average Test Scores63%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio28:122:116:1
Total public schools53,42179,221
Total private schools583524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Birmingham, MI educational system consists of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Birmingham public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 56% higher than than the Michigan average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Birmingham public schools is 28:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.4% have completed high school, 78.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 15.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Birmingham

IndexBirminghamMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade98.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school98.4%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college92.8%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree82.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors78.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters39.1%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree15.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.1%1.3%

Birmingham, MI School Districts

Birmingham City School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Birmingham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Birmingham, MI schools is 63%. The average student to teacher ratio is 28:1. In Birmingham, MI, an average of 98.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Birmingham 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 Birmingham, MI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
Bloomfield Hills, MI3,98474%51%
Rochester, MI12,96970%42%
Bingham Farms, MI1,11270%41%
Troy, MI82,98269%41%
Birmingham, MI20,65363%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hayesville, OR20,65341%17%
Lomita, CA20,65232%35%
Milwaukie, OR20,64347%5%
Gardner, KS20,66756%14%
Wade Hampton, SC20,67363%27%
Birmingham, MI20,65363%29%
Source: The Birmingham, 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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