Elgin school information

IndexElginIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores76%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools253,93879,235
Total private schools181,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools33067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Elgin are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Elgin.
  • 76.6% of people in Elgin have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.6% of people in Elgin have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Elgin have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Elgin

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  • Abbott Middle School949 Van StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 546 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Central School Program355 E Chicago StGrades: 08 - 12Students: 121 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Century Oaks Elem School1235 Braeburn DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 508 · Ratio: 23:169
  • Channing Memorial Elem School63 S Channing StGrades: KG - 06Students: 667 · Ratio: 22:169
  • Coleman Elem School1220 Dundee AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 545 · Ratio: 25:174
  • Country Trails Elem3701 Highland Woods BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 488 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Creekside Elem655 N Airlite StGrades: PK - 06Students: 539 · Ratio: 23:182
  • Elgin High School1200 Maroon DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,367 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Ellis Middle School225 S Liberty StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 613 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Garfield Elem School420 May StGrades: PK - 06Students: 443 · Ratio: 20:169
  • Gifford St Regional Safe Sch Prog46 S Gifford StGrades: 08 - 12Students: 6 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Gifford Street High School46 S Gifford StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 167 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Harriet Gifford Elem School240 S Clifton AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 494 · Ratio: 22:176
  • Highland Elem School190 N Melrose AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 542 · Ratio: 21:169
  • Hillcrest Elem School80 N Airlite StGrades: KG - 06Students: 596 · Ratio: 23:167
  • Hilltop Elementary School1855 Rohrson RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 682 · Ratio: 27:184
  • Huff Elem School801 Hastings StGrades: PK - 06Students: 618 · Ratio: 21:168
  • Illinois Park Elem School1350 Wing StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 485 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Kimball Middle School451 N Mclean BlvdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 618 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Larkin High School1475 Larkin AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 205 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Larsen Middle School665 Dundee AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 651 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Lords Park Elem School323 Waverly DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 718 · Ratio: 23:169
  • Lowrie Elem School264 Oak StGrades: KG - 06Students: 422 · Ratio: 22:169
  • Mckinley Elem School258 Lovell StGrades: KG - 06Students: 435 · Ratio: 21:173
  • Otter Creek Elem School2701 Hopps RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 624 · Ratio: 22:179
  • Prairie Knolls Middle Sch225 Nesler RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 427 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Prairie View Grade School10N630 Nesler RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 558 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Sheridan Elem School510 Franklin BlvdGrades: KG - 06Students: 49 · Ratio: 21:179
  • Washington Elem School819 W Chicago StGrades: KG - 06Students: 458 · Ratio: 23:173

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Compare Elgin, IL Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Elgin

IndexElginIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade76.6%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school74.6%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college52.1%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.0%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters7.5%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Barrington, IL4,81198%44%
Barrington, IL10,83096%41%
Lake Zurich, IL19,84995%40%
Itasca, IL8,57995%40%
Long Grove, IL8,01795%40%
Elgin, IL110,90676%11%

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Miami Gardens, FL110,86734%51%
Fargo, ND110,72579%16%
Inglewood, CA111,13345%34%
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Wilmington, NC110,10074%9%
Elgin, IL110,90676%11%
Source: The Elgin, 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.