Burnham school information

IndexBurnhamIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores12%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Burnham, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burnham public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 61% lower than than the Illinois average and 75% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burnham public schools is 23:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 12.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burnham are 75% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Burnham.
  • 85.6% of people in Burnham have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Burnham have completed high school.
  • 12.4% of people in Burnham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burnham

IndexBurnhamIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
St. John, IN15,77779%60%
Hobart, IN28,69375%52%
Highland, IN23,10774%50%
Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
Burnham, IL4,21212%75%

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Jourdanton, TX4,21265%31%
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West Milwaukee, WI4,21431%36%
Burnham, IL4,21212%75%
Source: The Burnham, 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.