La Grange school information

IndexLa GrangeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores61%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools61,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The La Grange, IL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Grange public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 92% higher than than the Illinois average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Grange public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 60.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Grange are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in La Grange.
  • 93.7% of people in La Grange have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.3% of people in La Grange have completed high school.
  • 60.6% of people in La Grange have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Grange

IndexLa GrangeIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters28.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
La Grange, IL15,68861%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elkton, MD15,68731%37%
Mineral Wells, TX15,69159%19%
Conyers, GA15,68234%31%
New Haven, IN15,67763%27%
Seagoville, TX15,70167%36%
La Grange, IL15,68861%23%
Source: The La Grange, 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.