Kentwood school information

IndexKentwoodMichiganNational
Average Test Scores41%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools163,42179,221
Total private schools283524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The Kentwood, MI educational system consists of 16 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kentwood public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 2% higher than than the Michigan average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kentwood public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.8% have completed high school, 31.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kentwood are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Kentwood.
  • 86.6% of people in Kentwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.8% of people in Kentwood have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Kentwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kentwood

IndexKentwoodMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.8%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college62.4%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.6%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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East Grand Rapids, MI11,29777%57%
Forest Hills, MI27,66771%44%
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Hudsonville, MI7,27867%37%
Walker, MI24,45860%22%
Kentwood, MI50,76141%16%

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Kentwood, MI50,76141%16%
Source: The Kentwood, 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.