Summit school information

Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Summit, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Summit public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 8% lower than than the Illinois average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Summit public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.3% have completed high school, 11.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Summit are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Summit.
  • 70.1% of people in Summit have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.3% of people in Summit have completed high school.
  • 11.2% of people in Summit have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Summit

Completed 8th grade70.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school66.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college36.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Brook, IL7,98878%59%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
Hinsdale, IL17,43870%43%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
Summit, IL11,40929%41%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Two Rivers, WI11,40945%8%
Signal Hill, CA11,40438%23%
Somerset, KY11,41554%9%
Centerton, AR11,40331%37%
Peru, IN11,41569%41%
Summit, IL11,40929%41%
Source: The Summit, 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.