Oak Forest school information

IndexOak ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores37%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools113,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Oak Forest, IL educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Oak Forest public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 19% higher than than the Illinois average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Forest public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.7% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Forest are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Oak Forest.
  • 89.7% of people in Oak Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Oak Forest have completed high school.
  • 26.8% of people in Oak Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Forest

IndexOak ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade89.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%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 Oak Forest (high school & post-secondary)

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Oak Forest, IL28,05537%24%

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Oak Forest, IL28,05537%24%
Source: The Oak 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.