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Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 44%

Dolton school information

IndexDoltonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores14%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dolton are 72% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Dolton
  • 83.9% of people in Dolton have completed 8th grade
  • 83.2% of people in Dolton have completed high school
  • 17.0% of people in Dolton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dolton

      IndexDoltonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade83.9%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school83.2%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college61.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.2%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

      Dolton, IL School Districts

      • Dolton School District 149
      • Dolton School District 148
      • Thornton Township High School District 205

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dolton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dolton, IL schools is 14%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Dolton, IL, an average of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.2% 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%
      Highland, IN23,10774%50%
      Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
      Dolton, IL23,11314%72%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Webster Groves, MO23,11176%55%
      Highland, IN23,10774%50%
      Munster, IN23,10383%69%
      Landover, MD23,12417%65%
      Rosemount, MN23,09953%7%
      Dolton, IL23,11314%72%
      Source: The Dolton, 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.