South Lyon school information

IndexSouth LyonMichiganNational
Average Test Scores63%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools93,42179,221
Total private schools183524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The South Lyon, MI educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Lyon public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 56% higher than than the Michigan average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Lyon public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Lyon are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in South Lyon.
  • 90.0% of people in South Lyon have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in South Lyon have completed high school.
  • 36.9% of people in South Lyon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Lyon

IndexSouth LyonMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college68.2%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Lyon (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The South Lyon, 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.