Avg. test scores 32%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 70%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Houghton Lake, MI School Districts

      • Houghton Lake Community School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Houghton Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Houghton Lake, MI schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 36:1. In Houghton Lake, MI, an average of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lutcher, LA3,39244%11%
      Haleiwa, HI3,39247%4%
      Poteet, TX3,39165%33%
      Princess Anne, MD3,39127%45%
      New Hope, MS3,39338%23%
      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.