Darien school information

IndexDarienIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores40%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Darien, IL educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Darien public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 28% higher than than the Illinois average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Darien public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.4% have completed high school, 48.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Darien are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Darien.
  • 94.8% of people in Darien have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.4% of people in Darien have completed high school.
  • 48.6% of people in Darien have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Darien

IndexDarienIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college77.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters18.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
Darien, IL22,23240%18%

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New Brighton, MN22,23365%33%
Farmington, MN22,22666%35%
Silver Firs, WA22,22175%53%
Bloomingdale, IL22,22150%2%
Fresno, TX22,24469%41%
Darien, IL22,23240%18%
Source: The Darien, 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.