West Town school information

IndexWest TownChicagoIllinois
Average Test Scores27%23%31%
Student/Teacher ration/a21:118:1
Total public schoolsn/a6443,938
Total private schoolsn/a3871,438
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a104306

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  • The average school test scores in West Town are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West Town.
  • 89.5% of people in West Town have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in West Town have completed high school.
  • 63.5% of people in West Town have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Town

IndexWest TownChicagoIllinois
Completed 8th grade89.5%82.2%86.2%
Completed high school88.1%80.3%84.7%
Completed some college78.6%60.1%61.8%
Completed associate degree66.9%42.2%40.7%
Completed bachelors63.5%36.5%32.9%
Completed masters23.3%14.8%12.7%
Completed professional degree7.6%4.5%3.4%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.2%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Chicago, IL2,714,01723%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Houston, TX2,240,58268%39%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32434%31%
Los Angeles, CA3,918,87231%37%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%
Chicago, IL2,714,01723%52%
Source: The West Town, Chicago, 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.