Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 79%

Arlington Heights school information

IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores61%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools193,93879,221
Total private schools91,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Arlington Heights are 24% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Arlington Heights
  • 95.4% of people in Arlington Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 94.8% of people in Arlington Heights have completed high school
  • 54.1% of people in Arlington Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Arlington Heights

      IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade95.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school94.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college78.6%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree60.7%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors54.1%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters20.5%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

      Arlington Heights, IL School Districts

      • Arlington Heights School District 25
      • Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21
      • Township High School District 214
      • Community Consolidated School District 59

      There are a total of 19 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Arlington Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arlington Heights, IL schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Arlington Heights, IL, an average of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
      South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
      Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
      Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
      River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Albany, GA75,65720%59%
      Auburn, WA75,60752%5%
      Upland, CA75,85142%16%
      Kalamazoo, MI75,88538%23%
      Evanston, IL75,47245%8%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%
      Source: The Arlington Heights, 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.