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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 55%

Bloomington school information

IndexBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,221
Total private schools81,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bloomington are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Bloomington
  • 91.9% of people in Bloomington have completed 8th grade
  • 91.4% of people in Bloomington have completed high school
  • 47.0% of people in Bloomington have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bloomington

      IndexBloomingtonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade91.9%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school91.4%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college70.8%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree53.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters16.7%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

      Bloomington, IL School Districts

      • McLean County Unit School District 5
      • Bloomington School District 87

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Bloomington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bloomington, IL schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Bloomington, IL, an average of 91.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Downs, IL97161%23%
      Carlock, IL58350%1%
      Congerville, IL54350%1%
      Danvers, IL1,29142%15%
      Stanford, IL70139%22%
      Bloomington, IL78,36831%37%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hammond, IN78,34954%10%
      St. George, UT78,57348%2%
      Deerfield Beach, FL78,64235%28%
      Silver Spring, MD78,03834%31%
      Lynchburg, VA78,75565%32%
      Bloomington, IL78,36831%37%
      Source: The Bloomington, 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.