Avg. test scores 41%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 18%
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West Chicago school information

IndexWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores28%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Chicago are 41% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in West Chicago
  • 71.5% of people in West Chicago have completed 8th grade
  • 68.2% of people in West Chicago have completed high school
  • 24.8% of people in West Chicago have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Chicago

      IndexWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade71.5%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school68.2%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college46.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters9.1%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

      West Chicago, IL School Districts

      • Benjamin School District 25
      • Community High School District 94
      • West Chicago School District 33
      • St. Charles Community Unit School District 303

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in West Chicago. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Chicago, IL schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In West Chicago, IL, an average of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 68.2% 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%
      South Barrington, IL4,76669%42.4%
      Naperville, IL145,78965%34.7%
      Campton Hills, IL11,50061%25.7%
      West Chicago, IL27,42028%41.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cornelius, NC27,42660%25.5%
      Lake Jackson, TX27,40751%5.7%
      Dix Hills, NY27,40377%59.9%
      Reisterstown, MD27,40136%24.7%
      Jeffersontown, KY27,39535%27.8%
      West Chicago, IL27,42028%41.1%
      Source: The West Chicago, 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.