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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 69%

Houghton school information

IndexHoughtonMichiganNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexHoughtonMichiganNational
      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%

      Houghton, MI School Districts

      • Houghton-Portage Township Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Houghton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Houghton, MI schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Houghton, MI, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.8% have completed high school.

      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%

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      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.