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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 73%

East Chicago school information

IndexEast ChicagoIndianaNational
Average Test Scores46%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools101,75579,221
Total private schools367524,874
Total post-secondary schools11417,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in East Chicago are 7% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in East Chicago
  • 67.6% of people in East Chicago have completed 8th grade
  • 65.1% of people in East Chicago have completed high school
  • 8.2% of people in East Chicago have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in East Chicago

      IndexEast ChicagoIndianaNational
      Completed 8th grade67.6%84.6%84.3%
      Completed high school65.1%82.9%83.0%
      Completed some college34.8%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree14.3%33.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors8.2%24.6%30.3%
      Completed masters2.8%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.4%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.1%1.0%1.3%

      East Chicago, IN School Districts

      • City of East Chicago School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in East Chicago. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for East Chicago, IN schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In East Chicago, IN, an average of 67.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 65.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Munster, IN23,10383%69%
      St. John, IN15,77779%60%
      Hobart, IN28,69375%52%
      Highland, IN23,10774%50%
      Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
      East Chicago, IN28,96146%7%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Golden Gate, FL28,92841%16%
      Burton, MI28,99527%45%
      Wellesley, MA28,90984%71%
      Lake in the Hills, IL28,90846%6%
      East Haven, CT29,01536%26%
      East Chicago, IN28,96146%7%
      Source: The East Chicago, IN 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.