Hometown school information

IndexHometownIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores25%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Hometown, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hometown public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 22% lower than than the Illinois average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hometown public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.0% have completed high school, 19.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hometown are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Hometown.
  • 84.3% of people in Hometown have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Hometown have completed high school.
  • 19.1% of people in Hometown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hometown

IndexHometownIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
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Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hometown, IL4,34325%50%

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Hometown, IL4,34325%50%
Source: The Hometown, 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.