Arlington Heights school information

IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores61%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools193,93879,221
Total private schools91,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Arlington Heights, IL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Arlington Heights public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 94% higher than than the Illinois average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arlington Heights public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 54.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Arlington Heights are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Arlington Heights.
  • 95.4% of people in Arlington Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.8% of people in Arlington Heights have completed high school.
  • 54.1% of people in Arlington Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arlington Heights

IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college78.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, GA75,65720%59%
Auburn, WA75,60752%5%
Upland, CA75,85142%16%
Kalamazoo, MI75,88538%23%
Evanston, IL75,47245%8%
Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%
Source: The Arlington Heights, IL 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.