Forest Park school information

IndexForest ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Forest Park, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forest Park public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 2% lower than than the Illinois average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest Park public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.5% have completed high school, 48.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forest Park are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Forest Park.
  • 92.0% of people in Forest Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.5% of people in Forest Park have completed high school.
  • 48.7% of people in Forest Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest Park

IndexForest ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
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River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Wilmette, IL27,36771%44%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Forest Park, IL14,13731%37%

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Forest Park, IL14,13731%37%
Source: The Forest 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.