Bloomington school information

IndexBloomingtonIndianaNational
Average Test Scores71%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:122:116:1
Total public schools241,75579,221
Total private schools1267524,874
Total post-secondary schools21417,963
The Bloomington, IN educational system consists of 24 public schools, 12 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Bloomington public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 7% higher than than the Indiana average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bloomington public schools is 21:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 56.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bloomington are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Bloomington.
  • 91.6% of people in Bloomington have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Bloomington have completed high school.
  • 56.5% of people in Bloomington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bloomington

IndexBloomingtonIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college78.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.9%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.5%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters30.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.6%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.7%1.0%1.3%

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

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Stinesville, IN23275%51%
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Bloomington, IN83,09371%44%
Source: The Bloomington, IN 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.