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58%
  • Pierce Downer Elementary School
  • 1436 Grant St, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
51%
  • Lakeview Jr High School
  • 701 Plainfield Rd, Downers Grove
  • Center Cass SD 66
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • Fairmount Elementary School
  • 6036 Blodgett Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 363
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
48%
  • Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School
  • 4436 Main St, Downers Grove
  • CHSD 99
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,159
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Belle Aire Elementary School
  • 3935 Belle Aire Ln, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 240
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
46%
  • Herrick Middle School
  • 4335 Middaugh Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
45%
  • Lester Elementary School
  • 236 Indianapolis Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 486
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
45%
  • Whittier Elementary School
  • 536 Hill St, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 331
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
45%
  • Hillcrest Elementary School
  • 1435 Jefferson Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • Prairieview Elementary School
  • 699 Plainfield Rd, Downers Grove
  • Center Cass SD 66
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 332
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • O Neill Middle School
  • 635 59th St, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 464
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Highland Elementary School
  • 3935 Highland Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
37%
  • Kingsley Elementary School
  • 6509 Powell St, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 337
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
36%
  • Comm H S Dist 99 - South High School
  • 1436 Norfolk St, Downers Grove
  • CHSD 99
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,785
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Indian Trail Elementary School
  • 6235 Stonewall Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 433
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
32%
  • Henry Puffer School
  • 2220 Haddow Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 375
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
17%
  • El Sierra Elementary School
  • 6835 Fairmount Ave, Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove GSD 58
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 339
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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Downers Grove school information

IndexDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores42%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,221
Total private schools111,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
The Downers Grove, IL educational system consists of 17 public schools, 11 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Downers Grove public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 33% higher than than the Illinois average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Downers Grove public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 53.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Downers Grove

IndexDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 17 public schools, 11 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Downers Grove. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Downers Grove, IL schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Downers Grove, IL, an average of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Downers Grove 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 Downers Grove, IL schools.

Source: The Downers Grove, 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.