DeKalb school information

IndexDeKalbIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores81%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools73,93879,235
Total private schools31,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools13067,965

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  • The average school test scores in DeKalb are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in DeKalb.
  • 89.2% of people in DeKalb have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.4% of people in DeKalb have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in DeKalb have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in DeKalb

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  • Clinton Rosette Middle School650 N 1St StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 657 · Ratio: 17:186
  • De Kalb High School501 W Dresser RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,654 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Founders Elementary School821 S 7Th StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Gwendolyn Brooks Elem Sch3225 Sangamon DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 374 · Ratio: 22:186
  • Huntley Middle School1515 S 4Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 553 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Jefferson Elem School211 Mccormick DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 316 · Ratio: 19:180
  • Kecol901 S 4Th StGrades: 11 - 12Students: 9 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lincoln Elementary School220 E Sunset PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 306 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Littlejohn Elem School1121 School StGrades: PK - 05Students: 47 · Ratio: 20:181
  • Tyler Elementary School1021 Alden Circle DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 344 · Ratio: 20:171

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Education level achieved in DeKalb

IndexDeKalbIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school88.4%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college69.2%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.5%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors35.0%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters13.1%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burlington, IL62394%38%
Maple Park, IL1,36693%37%
Hinckley, IL2,05293%36%
Big Rock, IL1,05393%36%
Waterman, IL1,48191%33%
DeKalb, IL44,09281%18%

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Titusville, FL44,03257%16%
Lacey, WA44,03168%0%
Sayreville, NJ43,96290%31%
Pittsfield, MA44,22658%16%
Hackensack, NJ43,90369%1%
DeKalb, IL44,09281%18%
Source: The DeKalb, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.