River Rouge school information

IndexRiver RougeMichiganNational
Average Test Scores13%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools53,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The River Rouge, MI educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. River Rouge public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 68% lower than than the Michigan average and 74% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of River Rouge public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 7.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in River Rouge are 74% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in River Rouge.
  • 73.2% of people in River Rouge have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in River Rouge have completed high school.
  • 7.6% of people in River Rouge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in River Rouge

IndexRiver RougeMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college35.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.6%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grosse Pointe, MI5,25677%56%
Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,26575%53%
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,78570%41%
Grosse Pointe Park, MI11,27666%34%
River Rouge, MI7,60913%74%

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Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Morehead, KY7,61539%22%
Green, OR7,61626%48%
McCook, NE7,61884%70%
Selah, WA7,59949%1%
River Rouge, MI7,60913%74%
Source: The River Rouge, 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.