Downers Grove school information

IndexDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores94%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,235
Total private schools111,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools33067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Downers Grove are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Downers Grove.
  • 95.1% of people in Downers Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Downers Grove have completed high school.
  • 53.4% of people in Downers Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Downers Grove

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  • Belle Aire Elem School3935 Belle Aire LnGrades: KG - 06Students: 261 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Comm H S Dist 99 - North H S4436 Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,142 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Comm H S Dist 99 - South High Sch1436 Norfolk StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 3,112 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • El Sierra Elem School6835 Fairmount AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 307 · Ratio: 23:191
  • Fairmount Elem School6036 Blodgett AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 33 · Ratio: 21:194
  • Henry Puffer School2220 Haddow AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 314 · Ratio: 19:190
  • Herrick Middle School4335 Middaugh AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 596 · Ratio: 18:192
  • Highland Elem School3935 Highland AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 278 · Ratio: 20:196
  • Hillcrest Elem School1435 Jefferson AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 406 · Ratio: 16:195
  • Indian Trail Elem School6235 Stonewall AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 421 · Ratio: 20:193
  • Kingsley Elem School6509 Powell StGrades: KG - 06Students: 375 · Ratio: 20:192
  • Lakeview Jr High School701 Plainfield RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 434 · Ratio: 14:195
  • Lester Elem School236 Indianapolis AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 507 · Ratio: 20:195
  • Multi Needs Program5332 Lyman AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 51 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • O Neill Middle School635 59Th StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 494 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Pierce Downer Elem School1436 Grant StGrades: KG - 06Students: 395 · Ratio: 21:197
  • Prairieview Elementary School699 Plainfield RdGrades: 03 - 05Students: 37 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Whittier Elem School536 Hill StGrades: KG - 06Students: 30 · Ratio: 23:194

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Education level achieved in Downers Grove

IndexDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.7%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college78.5%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree59.9%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors53.4%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters22.2%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.4%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Oak Brook, IL7,96799%46%
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Western Springs, IL13,06697%43%
Palos Park, IL4,91996%41%
Downers Grove, IL49,37294%37%

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Source: The Downers Grove, 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.