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South Bend school information

Index South Bend Indiana National
Average Test Scores25%46%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools421,75579,221
Total private schools2967524,874
Total post-secondary schools61417,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in South Bend are 49% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in South Bend
  • 78.1% of people in South Bend have completed 8th grade
  • 76.4% of people in South Bend have completed high school
  • 24.4% of people in South Bend have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in South Bend

      Index South Bend Indiana National
      Completed 8th grade78.1%84.6%84.3%
      Completed high school76.4%82.9%83.0%
      Completed some college52.7%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.0%33.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.4%24.6%30.3%
      Completed masters9.7%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%

      South Bend, IN School Districts

      • South Bend Community School Corporation

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 29 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in South Bend. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Bend, IN schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In South Bend, IN, an average of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Granger, IN30,49982%71.7%
      Edwardsburg, MI1,11566%37.2%
      North Liberty, IN1,82265%34.4%
      Osceola, IN3,32364%33.3%
      Wakarusa, IN2,07463%31.3%
      South Bend, IN102,68625%48.9%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sparks, NV102,89542%13.3%
      Las Cruces, NM102,95027%44.6%
      Davenport, IA102,19953%10.6%
      El Cajon, CA103,24939%19.5%
      Burbank, CA103,41156%17.3%
      South Bend, IN102,68625%48.9%
      Source: The South Bend, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 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.