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Avg. test scores 23%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 10%

Kalamazoo school information

IndexKalamazooMichiganNational
Average Test Scores38%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools473,42179,221
Total private schools1983524,874
Total post-secondary schools61967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kalamazoo are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 47 public schools in Kalamazoo
  • 86.7% of people in Kalamazoo have completed 8th grade
  • 85.9% of people in Kalamazoo have completed high school
  • 33.4% of people in Kalamazoo have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Kalamazoo

      IndexKalamazooMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade86.7%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school85.9%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college69.9%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree42.6%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.4%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters14.8%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.3%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.3%1.1%1.3%

      Kalamazoo, MI School Districts

      • Otsego Public Schools
      • Kalamazoo Public School District
      • Parchment School District
      • Plainwell Community Schools
      • Comstock Public Schools

      There are a total of 47 public schools, 19 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Kalamazoo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kalamazoo, MI schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Kalamazoo, MI, an average of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mattawan, MI2,28260%22%
      Portage, MI47,85457%16%
      Otsego, MI3,97054%9%
      Richland, MI85853%8%
      Parchment, MI1,93151%4%
      Kalamazoo, MI75,88538%23%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Upland, CA75,85142%16%
      Camden, NJ76,00513%74%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%
      Albany, GA75,65720%59%
      Auburn, WA75,60752%5%
      Kalamazoo, MI75,88538%23%
      Source: The Kalamazoo, 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.