Michigan City school information

IndexMichigan CityIndianaNational
Average Test Scores58%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:122:116:1
Total public schools171,75579,221
Total private schools867524,874
Total post-secondary schools21417,963
The Michigan City, IN educational system consists of 17 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Michigan City public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 13% lower than than the Indiana average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Michigan City public schools is 24:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Michigan City are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Michigan City.
  • 78.2% of people in Michigan City have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Michigan City have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in Michigan City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Michigan City

IndexMichigan CityIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

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

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Source: The Michigan City, IN 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.