The population with an associate degree or higher in the Detroit region has continued to rise over the past five years. Despite the region’s educational attainment rate increasing to 41.3% between 2015 to 2019, Detroit continues to lag behind peer regions and the national average. The region’s attainment rate included 8.9% with an associate degree, 19.2% with a bachelor’s degree and 13.2% with a graduate or professional degree. Over 1.2 million residents in the Detroit region have earned an associate or higher. Explore the interactive State of Education report to learn more.
The education system in the region represents almost 760,000 students in grades K-12.
Within 1,900 schools across public and charter entities, more than 56,000 teachers are educating, guiding, and preparing the next-generation workforce.
General K-12 Overview, 2021-2022
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3rd Grade Reading Scores, 2020-2021
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Graduation Rate by County, 2020-2021
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Read: 2022 State of Education Report
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