Aurora school information

IndexAuroraIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:118:116:1
Total public schools423,93879,221
Total private schools211,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
The Aurora, IL educational system consists of 42 public schools, 21 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Aurora public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 3% lower than than the Illinois average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Aurora public schools is 24:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.7% have completed high school, 31.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Aurora are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Aurora.
  • 74.8% of people in Aurora have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.7% of people in Aurora have completed high school.
  • 31.1% of people in Aurora have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Aurora

IndexAuroraIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Campton Hills, IL11,50066%34%
Naperville, IL145,78961%25%
Geneva, IL21,73261%23%
Itasca, IL8,50259%20%
Lisle, IL22,98958%18%
Aurora, IL200,90731%38%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Columbus, GA200,30330%40%
Montgomery, AL201,71730%40%
Moreno Valley, CA202,06124%52%
Yonkers, NY199,72534%31%
Huntington Beach, CA198,72458%19%
Aurora, IL200,90731%38%
Source: The Aurora, 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.