Granite City school information

IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores19%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools61,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Granite City, IL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Granite City public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 40% lower than than the Illinois average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Granite City public schools is 20:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Granite City are 61% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Granite City.
  • 82.1% of people in Granite City have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Granite City have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Granite City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Granite City

IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
Granite City, IL29,66219%61%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Niles, IL29,62842%14%
Bay Shore, NY29,70460%22%
Sterling, VA29,59774%49%
San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
Prairieville, LA29,73287%77%
Granite City, IL29,66219%61%
Source: The Granite City, 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.