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75%
  • Thomas Metcalf School
  • Isu Campus Box 7000, Normal
  • ISU Laboratory Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 407
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
60%
  • Grove Elementary School
  • 1101 Airport Rd, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
53%
  • Prairieland Elementary School
  • 1300 E Raab Rd, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 553
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
49%
  • Chiddix Jr High School
  • 300 S Walnut St, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 720
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
45%
  • Glenn Elementary School
  • 306 Glenn Ave, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 260
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
43%
  • Colene Hoose Elementary School
  • 600 Grandview Dr, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
34%
  • Parkside Jr High School
  • 101 N Parkside Rd, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 708
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
33%
  • Kingsley Jr High School
  • 303 Kingsley St, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 914
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Oakdale Elementary School
  • 601 S Adelaide St, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • Parkside Elementary School
  • 1900 W College Ave, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
27%
  • Normal Community High School
  • 3900 E Raab Rd, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,003
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
25%
  • Sugar Creek Elementary School
  • 200 N Towanda Ave, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
20%
  • Fairview Elementary School
  • 416 Fairview St, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 282
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Normal Community West High School
  • 501 N Parkside Rd, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,608
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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  • Ybmc Charter School
  • 360 Wylie Dr Ste 305, Normal
  • McLean County USD 5
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 35
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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  • University High School
  • Isu Campus Box 7100, Normal
  • ISU Laboratory Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 607
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Normal school information

IndexNormalIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores38%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:118:116:1
Total public schools163,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
The Normal, IL educational system consists of 16 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Normal public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 21% higher than than the Illinois average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Normal public schools is 25:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 50.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Normal

IndexNormalIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters17.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.2%1.3%

Normal, IL School Districts

McLean County Unit School District 5

There are a total of 16 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Normal. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Normal, IL schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 25:1. In Normal, IL, an average of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Normal schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Normal, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Downs, IL97161%23%
Goodfield, IL93160%21%
Carlock, IL58350%1%
Congerville, IL54350%1%
Danvers, IL1,29142%15%
Normal, IL54,53438%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dublin, CA54,52372%47%
Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
Rosemead, CA54,50748%2%
Greenwood, IN54,56475%53%
Highland, CA54,49034%32%
Normal, IL54,53438%23%
Source: The Normal, 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.