Blue Island school information

IndexBlue IslandIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores17%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Blue Island, IL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Blue Island public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 47% lower than than the Illinois average and 66% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blue Island public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blue Island are 66% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Blue Island.
  • 76.8% of people in Blue Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Blue Island have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Blue Island have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blue Island

IndexBlue IslandIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade76.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
St. John, IN15,77779%60%
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Highland, IN23,10774%50%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
Blue Island, IL22,44617%66%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Anniston, AL22,44124%52%
Benbrook, TX22,40381%64%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Okemos, MI22,49364%30%
Willoughby, OH22,49574%50%
Blue Island, IL22,44617%66%
Source: The Blue Island, 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.