sort by
grade level
school type
min. proficiency
  • Reed-custer Middle School
  • 407 Comet Dr, Braidwood
  • Reed Custer CUSD 255U
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Reed-custer Intermediate School
  • 162 S School St, Braidwood
  • Reed Custer CUSD 255U
  • Grades: 2 - 5 · Students: 518
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Reed-custer High School
  • 249 Comet Dr, Braidwood
  • Reed Custer CUSD 255U
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Braidwood school information

Average Test Scores30%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio30:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Braidwood, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Braidwood public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 4% lower than than the Illinois average and 39% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Braidwood public schools is 30:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 10.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Braidwood

Completed 8th grade84.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Braidwood, IL School Districts

Reed Custer Community Unit School District 255U

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Braidwood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Braidwood, IL schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 30:1. In Braidwood, IL, an average of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Braidwood schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Braidwood, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lisbon, IL39782%67%
Manhattan, IL7,40555%12%
Channahon, IL12,32945%9%
South Wilmington, IL80845%10%
Braceville, IL73542%15%
Braidwood, IL6,10230%39%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stone Mountain, GA6,10221%56%
Somerset, PA6,10236%28%
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Brunswick, MD6,10156%14%
Manistee, MI6,10035%29%
Braidwood, IL6,10230%39%
Source: The Braidwood, 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.