Melrose Park school information

IndexMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores16%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Melrose Park, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Melrose Park public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 48% lower than than the Illinois average and 67% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Melrose Park public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 64.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.5% have completed high school, 11.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Melrose Park are 67% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Melrose Park.
  • 64.5% of people in Melrose Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.5% of people in Melrose Park have completed high school.
  • 11.1% of people in Melrose Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Melrose Park

IndexMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade64.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school62.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college36.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Melrose Park, IL25,42216%67%

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Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
Shirley, NY25,43241%16%
Clinton, MS25,41142%14%
West Memphis, AR25,41117%66%
Cabot, AR25,40735%29%
Melrose Park, IL25,42216%67%
Source: The Melrose Park, 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.