River Forest school information

IndexRiver ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores96%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,235
Total private schools71,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools33067,965

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  • The average school test scores in River Forest are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in River Forest.
  • 96.0% of people in River Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in River Forest have completed high school.
  • 72.3% of people in River Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in River Forest

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  • Lincoln Elem School511 Park AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 388 · Ratio: 15:198
  • Roosevelt School7560 Oak AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 614 · Ratio: 13:196
  • Willard Elem School1250 Ashland AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 349 · Ratio: 14:194

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Education level achieved in River Forest

IndexRiver ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school95.4%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college89.1%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree77.1%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors72.3%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters37.1%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree17.7%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,96799%46%
Kenilworth, IL2,64899%45%
Winnetka, IL12,36698%44%
Hinsdale, IL16,89898%44%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54898%43%
River Forest, IL11,21196%41%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Goulds, FL11,21037%46%
Woodinville, WA11,20185%24%
West Point, MS11,20046%33%
Peru, IN11,19981%18%
Minooka, IL11,22591%34%
River Forest, IL11,21196%41%
Source: The River 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.