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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 39%
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Portage school information

IndexPortageMichiganNational
Average Test Scores57%42%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools153,42179,221
Total private schools383524,874
Total post-secondary schools21967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Portage are 18% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Portage
  • 93.2% of people in Portage have completed 8th grade
  • 93.0% of people in Portage have completed high school
  • 42.1% of people in Portage have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Portage

      IndexPortageMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade93.2%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school93.0%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college74.5%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.8%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors42.1%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters15.6%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.7%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

      Portage, MI School Districts

      • Portage Public Schools

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Portage. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Portage, MI schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Portage, MI, an average of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mattawan, MI2,28264%32.0%
      Schoolcraft, MI1,43162%28.8%
      Richland, MI85856%15.3%
      Vicksburg, MI3,06550%4.7%
      Lawton, MI1,64044%8.0%
      Portage, MI47,85457%18.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Euclid, OH47,86338%21.9%
      Coeur d'Alene, ID47,84253%9.4%
      Summerville, SC47,91960%25.2%
      Chesterfield, MO47,71769%42.8%
      Collierville, TN48,00564%32.3%
      Portage, MI47,85457%18.5%
      Source: The Portage, 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.