Elmwood Park school information

IndexElmwood ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Elmwood Park, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elmwood Park public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 9% lower than than the Illinois average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elmwood Park public schools is 22:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elmwood Park are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Elmwood Park.
  • 86.1% of people in Elmwood Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Elmwood Park have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in Elmwood Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elmwood Park

IndexElmwood ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Elmwood Park, IL24,84529%42%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Galt, CA24,84834%31%
Austin, MN24,84144%11%
Coronado, CA24,85267%36%
Moscow, ID24,85552%5%
Collinsville, IL24,85524%50%
Elmwood Park, IL24,84529%42%
Source: The Elmwood Park, 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.