Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 159%
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Lake Forest school information

IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores66%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools61,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lake Forest are 37% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Lake Forest
  • 98.2% of people in Lake Forest have completed 8th grade
  • 97.9% of people in Lake Forest have completed high school
  • 78.6% of people in Lake Forest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lake Forest

      IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade98.2%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school97.9%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college91.3%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree81.6%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors78.6%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters38.6%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree14.7%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.0%1.2%1.3%

      Lake Forest, IL School Districts

      • Lake Forest School District 67
      • Lake Forest Community High School District 115
      • Rondout School District 72

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Lake Forest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lake Forest, IL schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Lake Forest, IL, an average of 98.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lincolnshire, IL7,29178%62.4%
      Bannockburn, IL1,30877%60.0%
      Deerfield, IL18,68677%59.0%
      Northfield, IL5,37474%52.7%
      Kenilworth, IL2,61374%52.7%
      Lake Forest, IL18,88166%36.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sylvania, OH18,88277%60.3%
      Niles, OH18,87759%22.3%
      Brook Park, OH18,87568%41.8%
      Ennis, TX18,89044%7.9%
      Woodbridge, NJ18,86949%2.2%
      Lake Forest, IL18,88166%36.9%
      Source: The Lake Forest, 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.