Niles school information

Average Test Scores42%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools91,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Niles, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Niles public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 34% higher than than the Illinois average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Niles public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 30.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Niles are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Niles.
  • 84.2% of people in Niles have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Niles have completed high school.
  • 30.0% of people in Niles have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Niles

Completed 8th grade84.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
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River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Niles, IL29,62842%14%

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Niles, IL29,62842%14%
Source: The Niles, 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.