Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 47%

Palos Heights school information

IndexPalos HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores50%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Palos Heights are 1% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Palos Heights
  • 92.1% of people in Palos Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 90.1% of people in Palos Heights have completed high school
  • 44.5% of people in Palos Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Palos Heights

      IndexPalos HeightsIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade92.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school90.1%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college71.6%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.1%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors44.5%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters18.6%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%1.2%1.3%

      Palos Heights, IL School Districts

      • Community High School District 218
      • Palos Heights School District 128
      • Palos Community Consolidated School District 118

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Palos Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palos Heights, IL schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Palos Heights, IL, an average of 92.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.1% have completed high school.

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      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
      Palos Heights, IL12,54450%1%

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      Palos Heights, IL12,54450%1%
      Source: The Palos Heights, 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.