Palestine school information

IndexPalestineIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Palestine, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palestine public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 2% higher than than the Illinois average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palestine public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 8.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palestine are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Palestine.
  • 83.1% of people in Palestine have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Palestine have completed high school.
  • 8.5% of people in Palestine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palestine

IndexPalestineIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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Sullivan, IN4,16576%55%
Carlisle, IN63062%26%
Shelburn, IN1,28245%9%
Robinson, IL7,44729%40%
Hutsonville, IL55424%52%
Palestine, IL1,22432%34%

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Albany, WI1,22547%4%
Rossville, KS1,22332%35%
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Palestine, IL1,22432%34%
Source: The Palestine, 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.