Wheaton school information

Average Test Scores58%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools193,93879,221
Total private schools81,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Wheaton, IL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Wheaton public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 85% higher than than the Illinois average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wheaton public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 62.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wheaton are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Wheaton.
  • 95.6% of people in Wheaton have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Wheaton have completed high school.
  • 62.7% of people in Wheaton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wheaton

Completed 8th grade95.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters26.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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Wheaton, IL53,56858%18%

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Wheaton, IL53,56858%18%
Source: The Wheaton, 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.