Glen Ellyn school information

IndexGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores53%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Glen Ellyn, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Glen Ellyn public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 67% higher than than the Illinois average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glen Ellyn public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 64.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glen Ellyn are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Glen Ellyn.
  • 95.7% of people in Glen Ellyn have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Glen Ellyn have completed high school.
  • 64.3% of people in Glen Ellyn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glen Ellyn

IndexGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters28.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
Glen Ellyn, IL27,89453%7%

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Source: The Glen Ellyn, 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.