Cary school information

Average Test Scores43%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Cary, IL educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cary public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 38% higher than than the Illinois average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cary public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.6% have completed high school, 45.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cary are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Cary.
  • 93.1% of people in Cary have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.6% of people in Cary have completed high school.
  • 45.1% of people in Cary have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cary

Completed 8th grade93.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college77.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
Barrington Hills, IL3,57467%36%
North Barrington, IL2,97265%31%
Schaumburg, IL74,36662%27%
Barrington, IL10,44962%26%
Cary, IL17,94643%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington, NY17,94240%19%
Lenoir, NC17,95640%18%
St. Matthews, KY17,93039%20%
Menasha, WI17,93039%21%
Logansport, IN17,92460%21%
Cary, IL17,94643%12%
Source: The Cary, 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.