Avg. test scores 75%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 41%

Calumet City school information

IndexCalumet CityIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores12%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools51,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Calumet City are 75% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Calumet City
  • 83.4% of people in Calumet City have completed 8th grade
  • 81.6% of people in Calumet City have completed high school
  • 17.8% of people in Calumet City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Calumet City

      IndexCalumet CityIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade83.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school81.6%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college58.4%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.9%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Calumet City, IL School Districts

      • Dolton School District 149
      • Hoover-Schrum Memorial School District 157
      • Lincoln Elementary School District 156
      • Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215
      • Calumet City School District 155

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Calumet City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Calumet City, IL schools is 12%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Calumet City, IL, an average of 83.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
      Munster, IN23,10383%69%
      Crown Point, IN28,74383%69%
      St. John, IN15,77779%60%
      Hobart, IN28,69375%52%
      Calumet City, IL37,11212%75%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      La Presa, CA37,11029%42%
      Monrovia, CA37,09042%15%
      Greenfield, WI37,07049%1%
      Lincoln Park, MI37,15521%56%
      Braintree Town, MA37,06679%61%
      Calumet City, IL37,11212%75%
      Source: The Calumet City, 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.