Charleston school information

Average Test Scores89%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,235
Total private schools21,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools13067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Charleston are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Charleston.
  • 86.1% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Charleston have completed high school.
  • 32.5% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Charleston

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  • Carl Sandburg Elem School1924 Reynolds DrGrades: 01 - 03Students: 58 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Charleston High School1603 Lincoln AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 828 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Charleston Middle School920 Smith DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 385 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Jefferson Elem School801 Jefferson AveGrades: 04 - 06Students: 669 · Ratio: 20:189
  • Mark Twain Elem School1021 13Th StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 213 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Charleston

Completed 8th grade86.1%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school83.8%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college64.2%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree43.8%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.5%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters16.0%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Casey, IL2,47790%31%
Neoga, IL1,59887%27%
Mattoon, IL17,90685%25%
Ashmore, IL87084%23%
Toledo, IL1,22182%20%
Charleston, IL22,06589%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Forest Grove, OR22,07069%1%
Villa Park, IL22,07386%26%
North Plainfield, NJ22,05658%15%
South Euclid, OH22,05278%14%
Lennox, CA22,03956%17%
Charleston, IL22,06589%31%
Source: The Charleston, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.