Highland school information

Average Test Scores44%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Highland, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Highland public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 39% higher than than the Illinois average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highland public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.4% have completed high school, 27.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Highland are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Highland.
  • 91.6% of people in Highland have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.4% of people in Highland have completed high school.
  • 27.5% of people in Highland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highland

Completed 8th grade91.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bartelso, IL61970%41%
Breese, IL4,59058%17%
Albers, IL1,12757%16%
Scott AFB, IL2,98254%10%
Aviston, IL2,29954%9%
Highland, IL9,83944%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Flat Rock, MI9,83640%20%
Middlesborough, KY9,84235%28%
Nocatee, FL9,83667%36%
Paris, KY9,83643%12%
Fort Salonga, NY9,83560%22%
Highland, IL9,83944%11%
Source: The Highland, 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.