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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 44%

Southgate school information

IndexSouthgateMichiganNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexSouthgateMichiganNational
      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%

      Southgate, MI School Districts

      • Southgate Community School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Southgate. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Southgate, MI schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Southgate, MI, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.6% have completed high school.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.