Houghton Lake school information

IndexHoughton LakeMichiganNational
Average Test Scores34%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio36:122:116:1
Total public schools53,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Houghton Lake, MI educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Houghton Lake public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 17% lower than than the Michigan average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houghton Lake public schools is 36:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.7% have completed high school, 9.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houghton Lake are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Houghton Lake.
  • 81.3% of people in Houghton Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.7% of people in Houghton Lake have completed high school.
  • 9.2% of people in Houghton Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houghton Lake

IndexHoughton LakeMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.2%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roscommon, MI1,12055%11%
Houghton Lake, MI3,39234%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Haleiwa, HI3,39247%4%
Lutcher, LA3,39244%11%
New Hope, MS3,39338%23%
Poteet, TX3,39165%33%
Princess Anne, MD3,39127%45%
Houghton Lake, MI3,39234%32%
Source: The Houghton Lake, 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.