Payson school information

Average Test Scores85%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Payson are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Payson.
  • 83.6% of people in Payson have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.3% of people in Payson have completed high school.
  • 10.1% of people in Payson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Payson

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  • Seymour Elementary School404 W State StGrades: PK - 06Students: 283 · Ratio: 13:188
  • Seymour High School420 W Brainard StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 232 · Ratio: 11:182

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Education level achieved in Payson

Completed 8th grade83.6%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school81.3%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college46.0%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.1%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters3.8%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Liberty, IL46692%36%
Barry, IL1,28780%17%
Quincy, IL40,78277%13%
Kinderhook, IL28473%7%
Palmyra, MO3,63056%18%
Payson, IL1,32285%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Auburn, KS1,32292%35%
Livonia, NY1,32269%2%
Enosburg Falls, VT1,32258%14%
Maysville, OK1,32270%3%
Grant Park, IL1,32391%33%
Payson, IL1,32285%25%
Source: The Payson, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.