Norton Shores school information

IndexNorton ShoresMichiganNational
Average Test Scores42%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools53,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Norton Shores, MI educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Norton Shores public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 4% higher than than the Michigan average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norton Shores public schools is 20:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.8% have completed high school, 29.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norton Shores are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Norton Shores.
  • 90.8% of people in Norton Shores have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.8% of people in Norton Shores have completed high school.
  • 29.3% of people in Norton Shores have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norton Shores

IndexNorton ShoresMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.8%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college64.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.3%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, MI2,42469%41%
Grand Haven, MI10,85358%18%
North Muskegon, MI3,78558%17%
Ferrysburg, MI2,97953%8%
Allendale, MI19,47549%1%
Norton Shores, MI24,09142%14%

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Norton Shores, MI24,09142%14%
Source: The Norton Shores, 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.