Palos Park school information

IndexPalos ParkIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores59%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Palos Park, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palos Park public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 87% higher than than the Illinois average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palos Park public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 39.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palos Park are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Palos Park.
  • 94.9% of people in Palos Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.8% of people in Palos Park have completed high school.
  • 39.7% of people in Palos Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palos Park

IndexPalos ParkIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
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Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
Ingalls Park, IL2,87267%36%
Palos Park, IL4,93459%19%

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Source: The Palos 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.