Dexter school information

IndexDexterMichiganNational
Average Test Scores66%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools63,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Dexter, MI educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dexter public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 61% higher than than the Michigan average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dexter public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 64.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Dexter are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dexter.
  • 94.5% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Dexter have completed high school.
  • 64.5% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dexter

IndexDexterMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.5%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters29.1%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Chelsea, MI5,14065%31%
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Brighton, MI7,55057%16%
Dexter, MI4,31966%33%

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Source: The Dexter, 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.