Markham school information

IndexMarkhamIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores19%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Markham, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Markham public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 40% lower than than the Illinois average and 62% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Markham public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 12.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Markham are 62% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Markham.
  • 80.3% of people in Markham have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Markham have completed high school.
  • 12.9% of people in Markham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Markham

IndexMarkhamIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
St. John, IN15,77779%60%
Highland, IN23,10774%50%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
Markham, IL12,63319%62%

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Lincolnwood, IL12,63745%10%
Loveland, OH12,64187%76%
San Anselmo, CA12,62377%57%
Dallas, GA12,62240%19%
Georgetown, GA12,62133%33%
Markham, IL12,63319%62%
Source: The Markham, 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.