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Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 26%

Joliet school information

IndexJolietIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores25%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools453,93879,221
Total private schools181,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Joliet are 48% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 45 public schools in Joliet
  • 81.9% of people in Joliet have completed 8th grade
  • 80.2% of people in Joliet have completed high school
  • 22.4% of people in Joliet have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Joliet

      IndexJolietIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade81.9%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school80.2%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college53.9%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.0%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.4%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

      Joliet, IL School Districts

      • Joliet Public School District 86
      • Plainfield School District 202
      • Joliet Township High School District 204
      • Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201
      • Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C
      • Troy Community Consolidated School District 30C
      • Union School District 81

      There are a total of 45 public schools, 18 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Joliet. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Joliet, IL schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Joliet, IL, an average of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ingalls Park, IL2,87267%36%
      Palos Park, IL4,93459%19%
      Manhattan, IL7,40555%12%
      Hickory Hills, IL13,85854%10%
      Palos Heights, IL12,54450%1%
      Joliet, IL147,51525%48%

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      Torrance, CA147,30758%18%
      Bridgeport, CT147,02220%59%
      Hollywood, FL148,11448%3%
      Paterson, NJ146,89419%60%
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      Joliet, IL147,51525%48%
      Source: The Joliet, 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.