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Avg. test scores 68%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 60%

Kankakee school information

IndexKankakeeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores16%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:118:116:1
Total public schools173,93879,221
Total private schools61,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kankakee are 68% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Kankakee
  • 70.6% of people in Kankakee have completed 8th grade
  • 67.9% of people in Kankakee have completed high school
  • 12.3% of people in Kankakee have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Kankakee

      IndexKankakeeIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade70.6%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school67.9%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college40.9%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree17.4%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.3%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.0%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

      Kankakee, IL School Districts

      • Kankakee School District 111

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Kankakee. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kankakee, IL schools is 16%. The average student to teacher ratio is 25:1. In Kankakee, IL, an average of 70.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Grant Park, IL1,27244%11%
      Limestone, IL1,56237%25%
      Donovan, IL23632%35%
      Chebanse, IL1,16732%35%
      Clifton, IL1,47532%36%
      Kankakee, IL26,42416%68%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lemon Grove, CA26,42132%35%
      Batavia, IL26,41348%2%
      Holbrook, NY26,43539%21%
      Medina, OH26,44583%68%
      Wakefield, MA26,39968%38%
      Kankakee, IL26,42416%68%
      Source: The Kankakee, 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.