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Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 20%

Shields school information

IndexShieldsMichiganNational
Average Test Scores34%41%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a22:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a3,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Shields are 30% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Shields
  • 88.9% of people in Shields have completed 8th grade
  • 87.4% of people in Shields have completed high school
  • 24.1% of people in Shields have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Shields, MI Schools

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      Education level achieved in Shields

      IndexShieldsMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade88.9%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school87.4%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college59.2%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.1%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.1%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters8.0%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.4%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

      Shields, MI School Districts

      • Swan Valley School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Shields. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shields, MI schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Shields, MI, an average of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Freeland, MI7,14156%13%
      Midland, MI42,06355%12%
      Hemlock, MI1,66346%6%
      Auburn, MI1,93546%8%
      St. Charles, MI1,99243%13%
      Shields, MI6,08834%30%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chamberlayne, VA6,08661%23%
      Gunnison, CO6,08634%31%
      Patterson, LA6,08571%44%
      Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
      Pigeon Forge, TN6,09249%1%
      Shields, MI6,08834%30%
      Source: The Shields, 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.