Southgate school information

Average Test Scores29%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools113,42179,221
Total private schools583524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Southgate, MI educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Southgate public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 28% lower than than the Michigan average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Southgate public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 17.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Southgate are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Southgate.
  • 85.1% of people in Southgate have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in Southgate have completed high school.
  • 17.0% of people in Southgate have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southgate

Completed 8th grade85.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grosse Pointe Park, MI11,27666%34%
Plymouth, MI8,95665%31%
South Rockwood, MI1,94152%6%
Wyandotte, MI25,22552%5%
Livonia, MI94,84950%2%
Southgate, MI29,35529%41%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Palo Alto, CA29,35319%62%
Raytown, MO29,36640%20%
Port Huron, MI29,38828%44%
Morristown, TN29,39554%9%
Savage, MN29,39967%37%
Southgate, MI29,35529%41%
Source: The Southgate, 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.