Wheeling school information

IndexWheelingIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores21%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools73,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Wheeling, IL educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Wheeling public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 32% lower than than the Illinois average and 56% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wheeling public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 36.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Wheeling are 56% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Wheeling.
  • 84.0% of people in Wheeling have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Wheeling have completed high school.
  • 36.2% of people in Wheeling have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wheeling

IndexWheelingIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
Green Oaks, IL3,83276%53%
Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
Wheeling, IL38,00821%56%

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Brookfield, WI37,99167%37%
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Source: The Wheeling, 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.