McHenry school information

Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools51,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The McHenry, IL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. McHenry public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 2% lower than than the Illinois average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of McHenry public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 25.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in McHenry are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in McHenry.
  • 88.3% of people in McHenry have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in McHenry have completed high school.
  • 25.0% of people in McHenry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in McHenry

Completed 8th grade88.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Barrington Hills, IL3,57467%36%
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Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59060%21%
Long Grove, IL8,06559%20%
McHenry, IL26,63131%37%

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McHenry, IL26,63131%37%
Source: The McHenry, 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.