Forrest school information

IndexForrestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores33%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Forrest, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forrest public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 6% higher than than the Illinois average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forrest public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forrest are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Forrest.
  • 80.4% of people in Forrest have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Forrest have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Forrest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forrest

IndexForrestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college39.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Kempton, IL15055%11%
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Chatsworth, IL1,00730%40%
Forrest, IL1,08333%32%

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Forrest, IL1,08333%32%
Source: The Forrest, 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.