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Avg. test scores 10%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 92%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Elmhurst, IL School Districts

      • Elmhurst School District 205
      • Salt Creek School District 48

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Elmhurst. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elmhurst, IL schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Elmhurst, IL, an average of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
      Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
      South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
      Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
      River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
      Elmhurst, IL45,74254%10%

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      Elmhurst, IL45,74254%10%
      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.