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85%
  • Stem Academy
  • 3010 Gull Rd, Kalamazoo
  • Comstock Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 169
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
72%
  • Winchell Elementary School
  • 2316 Winchell Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 454
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
70%
  • Cooper Elementary School
  • 7559 North 14th St, Kalamazoo
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 253
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
65%
  • Greenwood Elementary School
  • 3501 Moreland St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
62%
  • Alamo Elementary School
  • 8184 North 6th St, Kalamazoo
  • Otsego Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 263
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
60%
  • Parchment Northwood Elementary. School
  • 600 Edison St, Kalamazoo
  • Parchment School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 140
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
54%
  • Parkwood-upjohn Elementary School
  • 2321 South Park St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
50%
  • Youth Advancement Academy
  • 6750 Chime St, Kalamazoo
  • Youth Advancement Academy
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 45
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Evergreen Academy
  • 2121 Hudson Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Evergreen Academy
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 53
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
45%
  • Forest Academy
  • 5196 Comstock Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Forest Academy
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 170
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
45%
  • Parchment North Elementary. School
  • 5535 Keyes Dr, Kalamazoo
  • Parchment School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 276
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
44%
  • Paramount Charter Academy
  • 3624 South Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Paramount Charter Academy
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 481
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
43%
  • Loy Norrix High School
  • 606 East Kilgore Rd, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,530
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
42%
  • North Elementary School
  • 3100 North 26th St, Kalamazoo
  • Comstock Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • Arcadia Elementary School
  • 932 Boswell Ln, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Maple Street Magnet School For The Arts
  • 922 West Maple St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 769
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
40%
  • Prairie Ridge Elementary School
  • 2294 South 9th St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 547
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
37%
  • El Sol Elementary
  • 604 West Vine St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 318
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Northglade Montessori School
  • 1914 Cobb Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 172
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Woods Lake Elementary:a Magnet Center For The Arts
  • 3215 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 543
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
30%
  • Green Meadow Elementary School
  • 6171 East Mn Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Comstock Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 294
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
29%
  • Milwood Elementary School
  • 3333 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 378
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
29%
  • Northeast Middle School
  • 1423 North 28th St, Kalamazoo
  • Comstock Public Schools
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
29%
  • Linden Grove Middle School
  • 1220 Howard St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 737
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
25%
  • Valley Center School
  • 3122 Lake St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo RESA
  • Grades: 2 - 12 · Students: 36
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
23%
  • Milwood Magnet School
  • 2916 Konkle St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 680
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
22%
  • Spring Valley Center For Exploration
  • 3530 Mount Olivet Rd, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 327
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • Edison Environmental Science Academy
  • 924 Russell St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 325
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Youth Center School
  • 1424 Gull Rd, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo RESA
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 71
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
17%
  • Woodward School For Technology And Research
  • 606 Stuart Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 346
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
15%
  • Washington Writers' Academy
  • 1919 Portage St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 380
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
15%
  • Lincoln International Studies School
  • 912 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
13%
  • Phoenix Alternative High School
  • 1411 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 206
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
10%
  • Barclay Hills Education Center
  • 1125 East Mosel Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Parchment School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 111
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
10%
  • Lakeside Charter School
  • 3921 Oakland Dr Frnt, Kalamazoo
  • Lakeside Charter School
  • Grades: 4 - 12 · Students: 113
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Transition Services
  • 714 South Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 23
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Kalamazoo Resa West Campus-young Adult Program
  • 422 East South St, Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo RESA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 81
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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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
The Kalamazoo, MI educational system consists of 47 public schools, 19 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Kalamazoo public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 7% lower than than the Michigan average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kalamazoo public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 33.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Kalamazoo schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Kalamazoo, MI schools.

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.