Elkhart school information

Average Test Scores58%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools301,75579,221
Total private schools867524,874
Total post-secondary schools21417,963
The Elkhart, IN educational system consists of 30 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Elkhart public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 13% lower than than the Indiana average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elkhart public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.7% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elkhart are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Elkhart.
  • 69.3% of people in Elkhart have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.7% of people in Elkhart have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Elkhart have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elkhart

Completed 8th grade69.3%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school66.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college37.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.7%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Elkhart (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Paris, IN1,36885%72%
Granger, IN30,81983%69%
Wakarusa, IN2,03078%58%
Millersburg, IN96777%56%
Middlebury, IN3,51275%53%
Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Levittown, PA52,40755%13%
West New York, NJ52,40733%32%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%
Source: The Elkhart, 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.