Highland Park school information

IndexHighland ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores48%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Highland Park, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Highland Park public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 52% higher than than the Illinois average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highland Park public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.6% have completed high school, 71.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 16.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Highland Park are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Highland Park.
  • 96.6% of people in Highland Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.6% of people in Highland Park have completed high school.
  • 71.0% of people in Highland Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highland Park

IndexHighland ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade96.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college87.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters36.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Highland Park (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Highland Park, 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.