Bellwood school information

IndexBellwoodIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores12%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Bellwood, IL educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bellwood public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 61% lower than than the Illinois average and 75% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bellwood public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 15.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bellwood are 75% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Bellwood.
  • 81.7% of people in Bellwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Bellwood have completed high school.
  • 15.6% of people in Bellwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bellwood

IndexBellwoodIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%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 Bellwood (high school & post-secondary)

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Bellwood, IL19,14612%75%

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Bellwood, IL19,14612%75%
Source: The Bellwood, 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.