Oak Forest school information

IndexOak ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores87%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools113,93879,235
Total private schools21,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools23067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Oak Forest are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Oak Forest.
  • 89.2% of people in Oak Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.4% of people in Oak Forest have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in Oak Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Oak Forest

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  • Arbor Park Middle School17303 Central AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 627 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Braun Educational Center6020 151St StGrades: KG - 12Students: 71 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Fieldcrest Elem School4100 Wagman StGrades: KG - 06Students: 303 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Jack Hille Middle School5800 151St StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 569 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Kerkstra Elem School14950 Laramie AveGrades: 01 - 05Students: 396 · Ratio: 20:191
  • Lee R Foster Elem School5931 School StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 436 · Ratio: 18:188
  • Morton Gingerwood Elem School16936 Forest AveGrades: 01 - 02Students: 312 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Oak Forest High School15201 Central AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,509 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Project Challenge6020 151St StGrades: 11 - 12Students: 13 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Ridge Early Childhood Center5151 149Th StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 273 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Scarlet Oak Elem School5731 Albert DrGrades: 03 - 04Students: 282 · Ratio: 20:185
  • Walter F Fierke Ed Center6535 Victoria DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 311 · Ratio: 14:194

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Education level achieved in Oak Forest

IndexOak ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school88.4%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college58.9%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.5%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters7.6%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hinsdale, IL16,89898%44%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54898%43%
Western Springs, IL13,06697%43%
Palos Park, IL4,91996%41%
Hickory Hills, IL14,11795%40%
Oak Forest, IL28,10487%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wheeling, WV28,12950%27%
Shaker Heights, OH28,07184%23%
Crofton, MD28,14095%40%
Savage, MN28,05577%12%
Monterey, CA28,05345%34%
Oak Forest, IL28,10487%28%
Source: The Oak Forest, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.