Westchester school information

Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools51,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Westchester, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Westchester public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 1% higher than than the Illinois average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westchester public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.3% have completed high school, 38.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Westchester are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Westchester.
  • 92.6% of people in Westchester have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.3% of people in Westchester have completed high school.
  • 38.0% of people in Westchester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westchester

Completed 8th grade92.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%
Westchester, IL16,71932%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morganton, NC16,71742%15%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
Defiance, OH16,72578%58%
Center Point, AL16,71119%62%
Centerville, UT16,72757%15%
Westchester, IL16,71932%35%
Source: The Westchester, 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.