Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 75%
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Dowagiac school information

Average Test Scores30%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools103,42179,221
Total private schools283524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dowagiac are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Dowagiac
  • 71.5% of people in Dowagiac have completed 8th grade
  • 70.3% of people in Dowagiac have completed high school
  • 7.7% of people in Dowagiac have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dowagiac

      Completed 8th grade71.5%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school70.3%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college44.1%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree14.9%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors7.7%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters2.3%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.3%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Dowagiac, MI School Districts

      • Dowagiac Union Schools

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Dowagiac. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dowagiac, MI schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Dowagiac, MI, an average of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Edwardsburg, MI1,26966%36.9%
      Buchanan, MI4,38850%3.9%
      Berrien Springs, MI1,37046%3.8%
      Lawton, MI1,64044%8.0%
      Cassopolis, MI1,72641%15.8%
      Dowagiac, MI5,86330%37.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Spring Hill, KS5,86341%15.1%
      Yoakum, TX5,86538%22.1%
      Plymouth, PA5,86557%18.5%
      Prosser, WA5,86042%12.5%
      Chesapeake Beach, MD5,86663%30.9%
      Dowagiac, MI5,86330%37.5%
      Source: The Dowagiac, 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.