Bloomington school information

IndexBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,221
Total private schools81,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Bloomington, IL educational system consists of 17 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Bloomington public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 2% lower than than the Illinois average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bloomington public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.4% have completed high school, 47.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bloomington are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Bloomington.
  • 91.9% of people in Bloomington have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Bloomington have completed high school.
  • 47.0% of people in Bloomington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bloomington

IndexBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college70.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Downs, IL97161%23%
Carlock, IL58350%1%
Congerville, IL54350%1%
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Stanford, IL70139%22%
Bloomington, IL78,36831%37%

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Hammond, IN78,34954%10%
St. George, UT78,57348%2%
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Bloomington, IL78,36831%37%
Source: The Bloomington, 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.