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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 59%

Decatur school information

IndexDecaturMichiganNational
Average Test Scores40%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools43,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Decatur are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Decatur
  • 75.3% of people in Decatur have completed 8th grade
  • 73.2% of people in Decatur have completed high school
  • 12.4% of people in Decatur have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Decatur

      IndexDecaturMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade75.3%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school73.2%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college39.2%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.1%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.4%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters3.3%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

      Decatur, MI School Districts

      • Decatur Public Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Decatur. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Decatur, MI schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Decatur, MI, an average of 75.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mattawan, MI2,28260%22%
      Lawrence, MI98247%5%
      Watervliet, MI1,83445%8%
      Dowagiac, MI5,86340%20%
      Paw Paw, MI3,40838%23%
      Decatur, MI2,03340%18%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      East Berwick, PA2,03356%13%
      Neodesha, KS2,03436%26%
      Durant, IA2,03276%54%
      St. Matthews, SC2,03455%11%
      Hampton Manor, NY2,03465%31%
      Decatur, MI2,03340%18%
      Source: The Decatur, 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.