Elmhurst school information

IndexElmhurstIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores54%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,221
Total private schools91,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Elmhurst, IL educational system consists of 14 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Elmhurst public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 73% higher than than the Illinois average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elmhurst public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.5% have completed high school, 58.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elmhurst are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Elmhurst.
  • 94.8% of people in Elmhurst have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.5% of people in Elmhurst have completed high school.
  • 58.1% of people in Elmhurst have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elmhurst

IndexElmhurstIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college81.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters25.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Elmhurst, 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.