Crystal Lake school information

IndexCrystal LakeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores41%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools183,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
The Crystal Lake, IL educational system consists of 18 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Crystal Lake public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 30% higher than than the Illinois average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Crystal Lake public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 40.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Crystal Lake are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Crystal Lake.
  • 91.8% of people in Crystal Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Crystal Lake have completed high school.
  • 40.4% of people in Crystal Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Crystal Lake

IndexCrystal LakeIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college71.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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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%
Crystal Lake, IL40,47541%17%

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Fitchburg, MA40,44153%8%
Warren, OH40,43353%8%
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Channelview, TX40,53467%36%
Streamwood, IL40,55232%35%
Crystal Lake, IL40,47541%17%
Source: The Crystal Lake, 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.