Palatine school information

Average Test Scores46%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools163,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Palatine, IL educational system consists of 16 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Palatine public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 46% higher than than the Illinois average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palatine public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 49.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palatine are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Palatine.
  • 90.3% of people in Palatine have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Palatine have completed high school.
  • 49.0% of people in Palatine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palatine

Completed 8th grade90.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college74.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters17.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
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Palatine, IL69,09846%6%

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Source: The Palatine, 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.