Burton school information

Average Test Scores27%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools143,42179,221
Total private schools683524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Burton, MI educational system consists of 14 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burton public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 33% lower than than the Michigan average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burton public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 15.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burton are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Burton.
  • 84.0% of people in Burton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Burton have completed high school.
  • 15.4% of people in Burton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burton

Completed 8th grade84.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.7%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gaines, MI34272%46%
Grand Blanc, MI8,03954%9%
Flushing, MI8,12953%7%
Fenton, MI11,47152%6%
Lake Fenton, MI5,38648%2%
Burton, MI28,99527%45%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Haven, CT29,01536%26%
Norwood, MA29,01871%44%
East Chicago, IN28,96146%7%
Opelika, AL29,03038%23%
Suisun City, CA29,04530%40%
Burton, MI28,99527%45%
Source: The Burton, 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.