Cedar Lake school information

IndexCedar LakeIndianaNational
Average Test Scores75%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools51,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Cedar Lake, IN educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cedar Lake public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 13% higher than than the Indiana average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cedar Lake public schools is 20:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 16.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cedar Lake are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Cedar Lake.
  • 85.4% of people in Cedar Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Cedar Lake have completed high school.
  • 16.9% of people in Cedar Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cedar Lake

IndexCedar LakeIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.9%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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Source: The Cedar Lake, IN 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.