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  • Clarke School
  • 515 East Glenlord Rd, St. Joseph
  • St. Joseph Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Upton Middle School
  • 800 Maiden Ln, St. Joseph
  • St. Joseph Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 684
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Lincoln School
  • 1102 Orchard Ave, St. Joseph
  • St. Joseph Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 423
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • St. Joseph High School
  • 2521 Stadium Dr, St. Joseph
  • St. Joseph Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 994
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Berrien County Juvenile Center
  • 379 W Glenlord Rd, St. Joseph
  • Berrien RESA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 29
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Lighthouse Education Center
  • 379 West Glenlord Rd, St. Joseph
  • Berrien RESA
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 121
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1

St. Joseph school information

IndexSt. JosephMichiganNational
Average Test Scores58%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools73,42179,221
Total private schools483524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The St. Joseph, MI educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. St. Joseph public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 42% higher than than the Michigan average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. Joseph public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.6% have completed high school, 46.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in St. Joseph

IndexSt. JosephMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

St. Joseph, MI School Districts

St. Joseph Public Schools

There are a total of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in St. Joseph. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for St. Joseph, MI schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In St. Joseph, MI, an average of 93.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of St. Joseph schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of St. Joseph, MI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shoreham, MI91862%26%
Stevensville, MI1,23561%25%
Bridgman, MI2,22055%12%
Berrien Springs, MI1,37047%5%
Watervliet, MI1,83445%8%
St. Joseph, MI8,30758%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gig Harbor, WA8,30761%23%
Doylestown, PA8,30580%63%
Smithfield, VA8,30475%52%
Center Line, MI8,31328%44%
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30178%59%
St. Joseph, MI8,30758%17%
Source: The St. Joseph, 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.
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