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Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 3%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Aurora, IL School Districts

      • Aurora East Unit School District 131
      • Oswego Community Unit School District 308
      • Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204
      • Aurora West Unit School District 129

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 21 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Aurora. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Aurora, IL schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Aurora, IL, an average of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.