Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 76%

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Downers Grove are 15% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Downers Grove
  • 95.6% of people in Downers Grove have completed 8th grade
  • 95.1% of people in Downers Grove have completed high school
  • 53.3% of people in Downers Grove have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Downers Grove, IL School Districts

      • Downers Grove Grade School District 58
      • Community High School District 99
      • Center Cass School District 66

      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.

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      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.