Dearborn Heights school information

IndexDearborn HeightsMichiganNational
Average Test Scores40%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools193,42179,221
Total private schools783524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Dearborn Heights, MI educational system consists of 19 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dearborn Heights public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 2% lower than than the Michigan average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dearborn Heights public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 20.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dearborn Heights are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Dearborn Heights.
  • 83.9% of people in Dearborn Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Dearborn Heights have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Dearborn Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dearborn Heights

IndexDearborn HeightsMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Dearborn Heights, 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.