Park Ridge school information

IndexPark RidgeIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores48%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Park Ridge, IL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Park Ridge public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 52% higher than than the Illinois average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Park Ridge public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.1% have completed high school, 56.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Park Ridge are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Park Ridge.
  • 95.1% of people in Park Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.1% of people in Park Ridge have completed high school.
  • 56.5% of people in Park Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Park Ridge

IndexPark RidgeIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters23.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Park Ridge, IL37,56748%3%

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Source: The Park Ridge, 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.