Rock Island school information

IndexRock IslandIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores15%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools163,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
The Rock Island, IL educational system consists of 16 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Rock Island public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 52% lower than than the Illinois average and 69% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rock Island public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rock Island are 69% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Rock Island.
  • 83.6% of people in Rock Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Rock Island have completed high school.
  • 21.9% of people in Rock Island have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rock Island

IndexRock IslandIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riverdale, IA48192%86%
Long Grove, IA95290%82%
Princeton, IA1,10090%82%
Eldridge, IA6,12289%81%
Le Claire, IA3,93188%80%
Rock Island, IL38,64715%69%

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Rock Island, IL38,64715%69%
Source: The Rock Island, 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.