Olney school information

Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio29:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Olney, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Olney public schools have average test scores of 32% which is equal to than the Illinois average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Olney public schools is 29:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 23.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Olney are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Olney.
  • 81.4% of people in Olney have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in Olney have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in Olney have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Olney

Completed 8th grade81.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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West Salem, IL85832%35%
Mount Erie, IL7830%39%
Sumner, IL5,09428%44%
Clay City, IL82426%48%
Olney, IL8,93132%36%

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Olney, IL8,93132%36%
Source: The Olney, 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.