Ford Heights school information

IndexFord HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores7%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Ford Heights, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ford Heights public schools have average test scores of 7% which is 78% lower than than the Illinois average and 86% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ford Heights public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 5.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ford Heights are 86% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Ford Heights.
  • 72.8% of people in Ford Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Ford Heights have completed high school.
  • 5.5% of people in Ford Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ford Heights

IndexFord HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college26.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters1.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Ford Heights, IL2,7757%86%

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Ford Heights, IL2,7757%86%
Source: The Ford Heights, 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.