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Avg. test scores 68%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 48%

Chicago Heights school information

IndexChicago HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores16%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools183,93879,221
Total private schools51,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chicago Heights are 68% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Chicago Heights
  • 77.9% of people in Chicago Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 76.3% of people in Chicago Heights have completed high school
  • 15.8% of people in Chicago Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Chicago Heights, IL Schools

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      Education level achieved in Chicago Heights

      IndexChicago HeightsIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade77.9%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school76.3%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college50.1%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.8%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.3%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Chicago Heights, IL School Districts

      • Park Forest School District 163
      • Bloom Township High School District 206
      • Chicago Heights School District 170
      • Flossmoor School District 161

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Chicago Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chicago Heights, IL schools is 16%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Chicago Heights, IL, an average of 77.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Munster, IN23,10383%69%
      Crown Point, IN28,74383%69%
      St. John, IN15,77779%60%
      Cedar Lake, IN11,87275%53%
      Highland, IN23,10774%50%
      Chicago Heights, IL30,34916%68%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lake Stevens, WA30,35262%25%
      Jamestown, NY30,34531%37%
      Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
      Manchester, CT30,36436%26%
      Plainfield, IN30,31886%75%
      Chicago Heights, IL30,34916%68%
      Source: The Chicago Heights, 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.