Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 137%
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East Lansing school information

IndexEast LansingMichiganNational
Average Test Scores60%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio33:122:116:1
Total public schools103,42179,221
Total private schools483524,874
Total post-secondary schools51967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in East Lansing are 25% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in East Lansing
  • 95.8% of people in East Lansing have completed 8th grade
  • 95.6% of people in East Lansing have completed high school
  • 71.8% of people in East Lansing have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in East Lansing

      IndexEast LansingMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade95.8%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school95.6%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college88.3%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree77.2%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors71.8%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters41.5%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree19.6%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate13.2%1.1%1.3%

      East Lansing, MI School Districts

      • East Lansing School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in East Lansing. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for East Lansing, MI schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 33:1. In East Lansing, MI, an average of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Haslett, MI19,95169%42.6%
      Williamston, MI3,85966%36.5%
      DeWitt, MI4,65764%33.3%
      Okemos, MI22,49361%27.3%
      Grand Ledge, MI7,79456%16.0%
      East Lansing, MI48,39560%25.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Roswell, NM48,40729%40.5%
      Newark, OH48,47761%27.1%
      Middletown, OH48,52743%9.9%
      Mishawaka, IN48,23447%1.4%
      Dunwoody, GA48,12868%42.0%
      East Lansing, MI48,39560%25.1%
      Source: The East Lansing, 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.