Petersburg school information

Average Test Scores81%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Petersburg.
  • 86.5% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 15.0% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Petersburg

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  • Petersburg Elem School514 W Monroe StGrades: PK - 02Students: 324 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Porta Central1500 Owen AveGrades: 03 - 06Students: 323 · Ratio: 18:183
  • Porta High SchoolPo Box 202Grades: 09 - 12Students: 375 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Porta Jr High SchoolPo Box 202Grades: 07 - 08Students: 19 · Ratio: 28:180

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

Completed 8th grade86.5%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school83.9%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college56.1%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.0%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters4.4%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasant Plains, IL89294%38%
Sherman, IL4,01694%37%
Middletown, IL29685%25%
Ashland, IL1,20084%23%
Mason City, IL2,37482%20%
Petersburg, IL2,17381%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rogue River, OR2,17370%2%
Denmark, WI2,17284%24%
Gaylord, MN2,17170%3%
Mountain Lake, MN2,17564%6%
Willow Springs, MO2,17655%20%
Petersburg, IL2,17381%20%
Source: The Petersburg, 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.