Bridgeport school information

IndexBridgeportIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores27%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Bridgeport, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bridgeport public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 13% lower than than the Illinois average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bridgeport public schools is 24:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.9% have completed high school, 6.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bridgeport are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Bridgeport.
  • 75.2% of people in Bridgeport have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.9% of people in Bridgeport have completed high school.
  • 6.3% of people in Bridgeport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bridgeport

IndexBridgeportIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade75.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school71.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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Vincennes, IN18,09870%42%
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Bridgeport, IL1,42527%45%

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Bridgeport, IL1,42527%45%
Source: The Bridgeport, 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.