Hillside school information

Average Test Scores18%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Hillside, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hillside public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 44% lower than than the Illinois average and 64% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hillside public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.1% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hillside are 64% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Hillside.
  • 77.1% of people in Hillside have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.1% of people in Hillside have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Hillside have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hillside

Completed 8th grade77.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school75.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hillside (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%
Wilmette, IL27,36771%44%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Hillside, IL8,16518%64%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wytheville, VA8,16777%56%
Black Mountain, NC8,16854%9%
McFarland, WI8,16851%4%
St. Marys, OH8,16986%74%
Oradell, NJ8,16061%24%
Hillside, IL8,16518%64%
Source: The Hillside, 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.