Forreston school information

IndexForrestonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores37%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Forreston, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forreston public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 18% higher than than the Illinois average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forreston public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forreston are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Forreston.
  • 90.4% of people in Forreston have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.9% of people in Forreston have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Forreston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forreston

IndexForrestonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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Shannon, IL64650%1%
Pecatonica, IL2,31545%9%
Lanark, IL1,54240%20%
Pearl City, IL87538%23%
Milledgeville, IL1,05234%32%
Forreston, IL1,77137%24%

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Olive Hill, KY1,77140%18%
West Baraboo, WI1,77155%11%
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Forreston, IL1,77137%24%
Source: The Forreston, 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.