East Chicago school information

IndexEast ChicagoIndianaNational
Average Test Scores61%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools101,75579,235
Total private schools367524,875
Total post-secondary schools11417,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in East Chicago are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in East Chicago.
  • 68.8% of people in East Chicago have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.0% of people in East Chicago have completed high school.
  • 7.5% of people in East Chicago have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in East Chicago

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  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary Sch2001 E 135Th StGrades: PK - 04Students: 608 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Benjamin Franklin Elem School2400 Cardinal DrGrades: 05 - 06Students: 749 · Ratio: 19:146
  • Benjamin Harrison Elementary Sch4411 MagounGrades: PK - 04Students: 514 · Ratio: 19:180
  • Carrie Gosch Elementary School455 E 148Th StGrades: PK - 04Students: 444 · Ratio: 18:163
  • East Chicago Central High Sch1100 W Columbus DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,575 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • East Chicago Lighthouse3916 PulaskiGrades: KG - 08Students: 411 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • East Chicago Urban Enterprise Acad1402 E Chicago AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 433 · Ratio: 26:166
  • George Washington Elem School1401 E 144Th StGrades: KG - 04Students: 53 · Ratio: 19:161
  • Joseph L Block Jr High School2700 Cardinal DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 17:139
  • William Mckinley Elementary Sch4825 Magoun AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 611 · Ratio: 19:169

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Education level achieved in East Chicago

IndexEast ChicagoIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade68.8%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school66.0%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college36.3%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree12.3%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors7.5%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters2.0%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olympia Fields, IL5,02293%37%
Hometown, IL4,35888%30%
Schererville, IN29,08288%29%
Munster, IN23,32587%28%
Homewood, IL19,64287%27%
East Chicago, IN29,38761%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamsport, PA29,37775%11%
Granger, IN29,40095%39%
Marion, IN29,40364%6%
Kent, OH29,36781%19%
Lawrenceville, GA29,36490%32%
East Chicago, IN29,38761%10%
Source: The East Chicago, IN 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.