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Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 64%

Gurnee school information

IndexGurneeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores41%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio41:118:116:1
Total public schools73,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gurnee are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Gurnee
  • 93.2% of people in Gurnee have completed 8th grade
  • 92.6% of people in Gurnee have completed high school
  • 49.8% of people in Gurnee have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gurnee

      IndexGurneeIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade93.2%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.6%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college77.2%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree56.9%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters18.2%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%

      Gurnee, IL School Districts

      • Gurnee School District 56
      • Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gurnee. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gurnee, IL schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 41:1. In Gurnee, IL, an average of 93.2% 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.
      Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
      Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
      Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
      Bristol, WI4,95770%41%
      North Barrington, IL2,97265%31%
      Gurnee, IL31,07041%17%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Meadow Woods, FL31,07755%13%
      Shawnee, OK31,09164%30%
      Dania Beach, FL31,04649%0%
      Wheat Ridge, CO31,04425%49%
      San Luis, AZ31,11824%52%
      Gurnee, IL31,07041%17%
      Source: The Gurnee, 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.