Highwood school information

IndexHighwoodIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores20%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Highwood, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Highwood public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 38% lower than than the Illinois average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highwood public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.5% have completed high school, 35.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Highwood are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Highwood.
  • 83.6% of people in Highwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.5% of people in Highwood have completed high school.
  • 35.1% of people in Highwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highwood

IndexHighwoodIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Highwood, IL5,37720%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Twin Lakes, CA5,37840%18%
Bellingham, MA5,37660%21%
Goshen, NY5,37857%16%
Breinigsville, PA5,37874%49%
Vancleave, MS5,38042%15%
Highwood, IL5,37720%60%
Source: The Highwood, 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.