Oak Park school information

IndexOak ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores58%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools131,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Oak Park, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 13 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Oak Park public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 84% higher than than the Illinois average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Park public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 68.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Park are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Oak Park.
  • 95.6% of people in Oak Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Oak Park have completed high school.
  • 68.0% of people in Oak Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Park

IndexOak ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college86.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors68.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters37.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
Oak Park, IL51,98958%17%

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Source: The Oak Park, 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.