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Avg. test scores 68%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 62%

Muskegon school information

IndexMuskegonMichiganNational
Average Test Scores32%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools453,42179,221
Total private schools1083524,874
Total post-secondary schools31967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Muskegon are 35% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 45 public schools in Muskegon
  • 71.9% of people in Muskegon have completed 8th grade
  • 70.6% of people in Muskegon have completed high school
  • 11.6% of people in Muskegon have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Muskegon

      IndexMuskegonMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade71.9%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school70.6%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college44.6%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.1%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.6%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters3.0%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.1%1.1%1.3%

      Muskegon, MI School Districts

      • Fruitport Community Schools
      • Orchard View Schools
      • Reeths-Puffer Schools
      • Muskegon City School District
      • Ravenna Public Schools
      • Oakridge Public Schools

      There are a total of 45 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Muskegon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Muskegon, MI schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Muskegon, MI, an average of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Spring Lake, MI2,42469%41%
      Grand Haven, MI10,85358%18%
      North Muskegon, MI3,78558%17%
      Ferrysburg, MI2,97953%8%
      Whitehall, MI2,70647%4%
      Muskegon, MI38,08632%35%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Westerville, OH38,08981%64%
      The Acreage, FL38,10364%30%
      Lake Oswego, OR38,06578%58%
      Northglenn, CO38,12827%45%
      Wheeling, IL38,00821%56%
      Muskegon, MI38,08632%35%
      Source: The Muskegon, 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.