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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 117%

Evanston school information

IndexEvanstonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores45%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,221
Total private schools91,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools83067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Evanston are 8% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Evanston
  • 93.1% of people in Evanston have completed 8th grade
  • 92.6% of people in Evanston have completed high school
  • 65.9% of people in Evanston have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Evanston

      IndexEvanstonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade93.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.6%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college82.1%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree69.1%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors65.9%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters37.0%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree13.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate6.5%1.2%1.3%

      Evanston, IL School Districts

      • Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65
      • Evanston Township High School District 202

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 9 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Evanston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Evanston, IL schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Evanston, IL, an average of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
      Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
      Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
      River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
      Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
      Evanston, IL75,47245%8%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Auburn, WA75,60752%5%
      Baytown, TX75,31072%46%
      Albany, GA75,65720%59%
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72161%24%
      Pharr, TX75,17272%46%
      Evanston, IL75,47245%8%
      Source: The Evanston, 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.