University Park school information

IndexUniversity ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio30:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The University Park, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. University Park public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 7% lower than than the Illinois average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of University Park public schools is 30:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.4% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in University Park are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in University Park.
  • 92.1% of people in University Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in University Park have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in University Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in University Park

IndexUniversity ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade92.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
St. John, IN15,77779%60%
Cedar Lake, IN11,87275%53%
Highland, IN23,10774%50%
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University Park, IL7,19629%40%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lihue, HI7,19635%29%
Clinton, IL7,19519%62%
Altoona, WI7,19351%3%
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University Park, IL7,19629%40%
Source: The University 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.