Northfield school information

IndexNorthfieldIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores71%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Northfield, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Northfield public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 126% higher than than the Illinois average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Northfield public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.5% have completed high school, 76.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 14.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Northfield are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Northfield.
  • 98.5% of people in Northfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.5% of people in Northfield have completed high school.
  • 76.5% of people in Northfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Northfield

IndexNorthfieldIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade98.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school98.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college91.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree79.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters37.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairport, NY5,37264%30%
Bellingham, MA5,37660%21%
New Castle, DE5,37235%28%
Highwood, IL5,37720%60%
Breinigsville, PA5,37874%49%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Source: The Northfield, 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.