Oak Lawn school information

IndexOak LawnIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools133,93879,221
Total private schools121,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Oak Lawn, IL educational system consists of 13 public schools, 12 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Oak Lawn public schools have average test scores of 31% which is equal to than the Illinois average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Lawn public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.0% have completed high school, 27.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Lawn are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Oak Lawn.
  • 88.7% of people in Oak Lawn have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.0% of people in Oak Lawn have completed high school.
  • 27.2% of people in Oak Lawn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Lawn

IndexOak LawnIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade88.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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Munster, IN23,10383%69%
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
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Dyer, IN16,13373%48%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Oak Lawn, IL56,77431%36%

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Valdosta, GA56,71737%26%
Santee, CA56,83949%1%
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Source: The Oak Lawn, 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.