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  • Ridge Central Elementary School
  • 10800 Lyman Ave, Chicago Ridge
  • Chicago Ridge SD 127-5
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 491
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Elden D Finley Jr High School
  • 10835 Lombard Ave, Chicago Ridge
  • Chicago Ridge SD 127-5
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Ridge Lawn Elementary School
  • 5757 105th St, Chicago Ridge
  • Chicago Ridge SD 127-5
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 563
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

Chicago Ridge school information

IndexChicago RidgeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores27%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Chicago Ridge, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chicago Ridge public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 13% lower than than the Illinois average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chicago Ridge public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 16.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Chicago Ridge

IndexChicago RidgeIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

Chicago Ridge, IL School Districts

Chicago Ridge School District 127-5

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chicago Ridge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chicago Ridge, IL schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Chicago Ridge, IL, an average of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Chicago Ridge schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Chicago Ridge, IL schools.

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Munster, IN23,10383%69%
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
Dyer, IN16,13373%48%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Chicago Ridge, IL14,36827%44%

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College, AK14,37243%14%
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Lindenhurst, IL14,38051%4%
Robbinsdale, MN14,38230%39%
Hartford, WI14,35057%16%
Chicago Ridge, IL14,36827%44%
Source: The Chicago Ridge, 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.
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