Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 20%

Elgin school information

Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools253,93879,221
Total private schools181,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elgin are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Elgin
  • 76.4% of people in Elgin have completed 8th grade
  • 74.8% of people in Elgin have completed high school
  • 24.3% of people in Elgin have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Elgin

      Completed 8th grade76.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school74.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college52.8%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.3%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.0%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

      Elgin, IL School Districts

      • School District U-46
      • Central Community Unit School District 301

      There are a total of 25 public schools, 18 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Elgin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elgin, IL schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Elgin, IL, an average of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
      Barrington Hills, IL3,57467%36%
      Campton Hills, IL11,50066%34%
      North Barrington, IL2,97265%31%
      Schaumburg, IL74,36662%27%
      Elgin, IL111,91924%52%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Carlsbad, CA112,00867%37%
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      Clearwater, FL111,74740%19%
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,27943%13%
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      Elgin, IL111,91924%52%
      Source: The Elgin, 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.