South Elgin school information

IndexSouth ElginIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores43%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The South Elgin, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Elgin public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 37% higher than than the Illinois average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Elgin public schools is 25:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 35.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Elgin are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in South Elgin.
  • 87.5% of people in South Elgin have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in South Elgin have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in South Elgin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Elgin

IndexSouth ElginIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college64.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Elgin (high school & post-secondary)

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South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
Barrington Hills, IL3,57467%36%
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Schaumburg, IL74,36662%27%
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South Elgin, IL22,27443%12%

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South Elgin, IL22,27443%12%
Source: The South Elgin, 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.