Pekin school information

IndexPekinIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores87%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools153,93879,235
Total private schools41,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pekin are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Pekin.
  • 84.9% of people in Pekin have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in Pekin have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Pekin have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pekin

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  • Broadmoor Junior High School501 Maywood AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 438 · Ratio: 15:184
  • C B Smith Elem School1314 Matilda StGrades: KG - 03Students: 317 · Ratio: 16:187
  • Dirksen Elementary School501 Maywood AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 163 · Ratio: 12:179
  • Edison Junior High School1400 Earl StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 388 · Ratio: 14:185
  • Jefferson Elem School900 S Capitol StGrades: KG - 03Students: 334 · Ratio: 17:184
  • L E Starke Elem School1610 Holiday DrGrades: PK - 03Students: 203 · Ratio: 12:192
  • Pekin Community High School1903 Court StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 198 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pekin Preschool Family Ed Center1000 Koch StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 252 · Ratio: 32:1n/a
  • Rankin Elem School13716 5Th StGrades: KG - 08Students: 234 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Schramm Education Center300 Cedar StGrades: PK - 12Students: 62 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Scott Altman Primary School1730 Highwood AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 18 · Ratio: 14:197
  • Tazewell Cty 320 Training PrgPo Box 489Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Washington Intermediate School501 Washington StGrades: 04 - 06Students: 51 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Willow Elem School1110 Veerman StGrades: KG - 03Students: 297 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Wilson Intermediate School900 Koch StGrades: 04 - 06Students: 613 · Ratio: 16:186

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Compare Pekin, IL Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Pekin

IndexPekinIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school83.6%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college52.8%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.6%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tremont, IL2,12095%40%
Germantown Hills, IL3,43995%40%
Morton, IL16,49394%39%
Mackinaw, IL2,40791%34%
Glasford, IL1,01890%33%
Pekin, IL33,92887%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,93281%20%
San Dimas, CA33,89664%7%
New City, NY33,87473%7%
Dana Point, CA33,86160%12%
Huntington Station, NY34,00568%0%
Pekin, IL33,92887%27%
Source: The Pekin, 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.