Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 146%
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River Forest school information

IndexRiver ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores67%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in River Forest are 38% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in River Forest
  • 96.1% of people in River Forest have completed 8th grade
  • 95.9% of people in River Forest have completed high school
  • 74.6% of people in River Forest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in River Forest

      IndexRiver ForestIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade96.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school95.9%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college90.6%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree78.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors74.6%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters38.2%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree18.6%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.2%1.2%1.3%

      River Forest, IL School Districts

      • River Forest School District 90

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in River Forest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for River Forest, IL schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In River Forest, IL, an average of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oak Brook, IL7,98879%64.2%
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64177%59.0%
      Hinsdale, IL17,43874%54.3%
      Western Springs, IL13,13374%54.0%
      Kenilworth, IL2,61374%52.7%
      River Forest, IL11,21767%38.2%

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      Jefferson Hills, PA11,21478%61.1%
      Scottdale, GA11,22161%25.7%
      Destrehan, LA11,21184%73.5%
      Sedro-Woolley, WA11,22545%5.7%
      Tarboro, NC11,20630%37.1%
      River Forest, IL11,21767%38.2%
      Source: The River Forest, 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.