Glendale Heights school information

IndexGlendale HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores28%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Glendale Heights, IL educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Glendale Heights public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 12% lower than than the Illinois average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glendale Heights public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glendale Heights are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Glendale Heights.
  • 78.9% of people in Glendale Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.8% of people in Glendale Heights have completed high school.
  • 26.8% of people in Glendale Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glendale Heights

IndexGlendale HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
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River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Glendale Heights, IL34,39528%44%

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Source: The Glendale Heights, 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.