Carol Stream school information

IndexCarol StreamIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores47%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Carol Stream, IL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Carol Stream public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 48% higher than than the Illinois average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carol Stream public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.1% have completed high school, 37.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carol Stream are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Carol Stream.
  • 87.8% of people in Carol Stream have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.1% of people in Carol Stream have completed high school.
  • 37.6% of people in Carol Stream have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carol Stream

IndexCarol StreamIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Carol Stream, 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.