West Chicago school information

IndexWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores76%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,235
Total private schools31,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in West Chicago are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in West Chicago.
  • 72.8% of people in West Chicago have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.3% of people in West Chicago have completed high school.
  • 24.7% of people in West Chicago have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Chicago

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  • Benjamin Middle School28W300 Saint Charles RdGrades: 05 - 08Students: 36 · Ratio: 13:197
  • Community High School326 Joliet StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,142 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Currier Elementary School800 Garys Mill RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 498 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Early Learning Center300 E Forest AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 169 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Gary Elementary School130 E Forest AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 601 · Ratio: 20:169
  • Indian Knoll Elem SchoolN645 Indian Knoll RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 464 · Ratio: 19:172
  • Norton Creek Elementary School2033 Smith RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 545 · Ratio: 18:196
  • Pioneer Elem School615 Kenwood AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 526 · Ratio: 20:163
  • Turner Elem School750 Ingalton AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 445 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Wegner Elementary School1180 Marcella LnGrades: KG - 06Students: 652 · Ratio: 22:167
  • West Chicago Middle School238 E Hazel StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 774 · Ratio: 13:177

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Education level achieved in West Chicago

IndexWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school70.3%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college46.8%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.7%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters8.8%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,96799%46%
South Barrington, IL4,81198%44%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54898%43%
Itasca, IL8,57995%40%
Geneva, IL21,66294%38%
West Chicago, IL27,41676%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maryland Heights, MO27,42065%4%
Englewood, NJ27,43571%4%
Glen Ellyn, IL27,39491%34%
Frankfort, KY27,38959%14%
Benicia, CA27,45067%2%
West Chicago, IL27,41676%12%
Source: The West Chicago, 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.