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Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 21%

Southfield school information

IndexSouthfieldMichiganNational
Average Test Scores28%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools213,42179,221
Total private schools1283524,874
Total post-secondary schools81967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Southfield are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Southfield
  • 90.1% of people in Southfield have completed 8th grade
  • 89.8% of people in Southfield have completed high school
  • 36.8% of people in Southfield have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Southfield

      IndexSouthfieldMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade90.1%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school89.8%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college72.5%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.4%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors36.8%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters15.7%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Southfield, MI School Districts

      • Southfield Public School District

      There are a total of 21 public schools, 12 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Southfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Southfield, MI schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Southfield, MI, an average of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,98474%51%
      Rochester, MI12,96970%42%
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11270%41%
      Troy, MI82,98269%41%
      Southfield, MI73,05528%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Centreville, VA73,08483%68%
      Rochester Hills, MI72,98764%29%
      New Britain, CT72,87624%52%
      Warner Robins, GA73,26535%30%
      Loveland, CO73,36035%29%
      Southfield, MI73,05528%43%
      Source: The Southfield, 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.