Houghton school information

Average Test Scores61%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools33,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Houghton, MI educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Houghton public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 49% higher than than the Michigan average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houghton public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 51.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houghton are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Houghton.
  • 91.8% of people in Houghton have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in Houghton have completed high school.
  • 51.2% of people in Houghton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houghton

Completed 8th grade91.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college72.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.2%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters24.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.2%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate10.5%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hancock, MI4,59656%15%
Dollar Bay, MI78355%11%
Calumet, MI66650%1%
South Range, MI69545%10%
Lake Linden, MI1,15740%20%
Houghton, MI7,92461%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fern Park, FL7,92448%2%
Wilmington Manor, DE7,92332%34%
West Athens, CA7,92120%60%
Temple Hills, MD7,92719%61%
Monona, WI7,91953%7%
Houghton, MI7,92461%23%
Source: The Houghton, 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.