Ford Heights school information

IndexFord HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores73%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Ford Heights are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Ford Heights.
  • 74.0% of people in Ford Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.1% of people in Ford Heights have completed high school.
  • 7.8% of people in Ford Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Ford Heights

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  • Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center800 E 14Th StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 214 · Ratio: 12:171
  • Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center1101 E 10Th StGrades: PK - 04Students: 294 · Ratio: 17:175

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Education level achieved in Ford Heights

IndexFord HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade74.0%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school73.1%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college29.1%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree14.1%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors7.8%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters1.0%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palos Park, IL4,91996%41%
Hickory Hills, IL14,11795%40%
Olympia Fields, IL5,02293%37%
Frankfort, IL18,10093%36%
Orland Park, IL57,80293%36%
Ford Heights, IL2,77773%7%

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Provincetown, MA2,77753%23%
Loudonville, OH2,77784%23%
Avondale Estates, GA2,77790%32%
Abingdon, IL2,77784%23%
Evansville, WY2,77676%12%
Ford Heights, IL2,77773%7%
Source: The Ford Heights, 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.