Palos Hills school information

IndexPalos HillsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores47%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Palos Hills, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Palos Hills public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 48% higher than than the Illinois average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palos Hills public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 24.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palos Hills are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Palos Hills.
  • 91.0% of people in Palos Hills have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.9% of people in Palos Hills have completed high school.
  • 24.5% of people in Palos Hills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palos Hills

IndexPalos HillsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Palos Hills, 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.