Wood Dale school information

IndexWood DaleIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores26%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Wood Dale, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wood Dale public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 18% lower than than the Illinois average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wood Dale public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wood Dale are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Wood Dale.
  • 86.4% of people in Wood Dale have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Wood Dale have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Wood Dale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wood Dale

IndexWood DaleIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Wood Dale (high school & post-secondary)

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Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
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Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
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Wood Dale, IL13,90826%48%

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Wood Dale, IL13,90826%48%
Source: The Wood Dale, 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.