Ishpeming school information

IndexIshpemingMichiganNational
Average Test Scores49%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools83,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Ishpeming, MI educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ishpeming public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 20% higher than than the Michigan average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ishpeming public schools is 16:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.2% have completed high school, 20.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ishpeming are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Ishpeming.
  • 90.8% of people in Ishpeming have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in Ishpeming have completed high school.
  • 20.9% of people in Ishpeming have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ishpeming

IndexIshpemingMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.2%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marquette, MI21,28250%1%
West Ishpeming, MI2,87546%7%
K. I. Sawyer, MI3,20937%25%
Negaunee, MI4,60633%32%
Gwinn, MI2,02727%45%
Ishpeming, MI6,50949%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Catasauqua, PA6,50942%14%
Darnestown, MD6,50956%14%
Silver Lakes, CA6,51031%38%
Ambler, PA6,50779%60%
Pimmit Hills, VA6,51191%85%
Ishpeming, MI6,50949%1%
Source: The Ishpeming, 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.