West Branch school information

IndexWest BranchMichiganNational
Average Test Scores41%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools33,42179,221
Total private schools283524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,963
The West Branch, MI educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Branch public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 2% higher than than the Michigan average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Branch public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Branch are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in West Branch.
  • 81.6% of people in West Branch have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in West Branch have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in West Branch have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Branch

IndexWest BranchMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Helen, MI2,80632%36%
Rose City, MI61230%40%
West Branch, MI2,26941%16%

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West Branch, MI2,26941%16%
Source: The West Branch, 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.