Dixon school information

IndexDixonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Dixon, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dixon public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 23% lower than than the Illinois average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dixon public schools is 21:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.6% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dixon are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dixon.
  • 80.1% of people in Dixon have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.6% of people in Dixon have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Dixon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dixon

IndexDixonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college54.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amboy, IL2,51933%33%
Mount Morris, IL3,00832%35%
Polo, IL2,13130%38%
Sterling, IL15,07129%41%
Franklin Grove, IL1,06026%48%
Dixon, IL14,80224%50%

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Jacksonville, TX14,80376%54%
Gantt, SC14,78843%12%
Englewood, FL14,78661%24%
Tenafly, NJ14,82170%43%
Greenwood, MS14,78015%70%
Dixon, IL14,80224%50%
Source: The Dixon, 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.