Sterling school information

IndexSterlingIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,235
Total private schools41,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools13067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Sterling are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Sterling.
  • 81.9% of people in Sterling have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in Sterling have completed high school.
  • 15.4% of people in Sterling have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sterling

IndexSterlingIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.1%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college51.7%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.6%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.4%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tampico, IL67436%27%
Prophetstown, IL2,14634%31%
Milledgeville, IL1,03434%32%
Chadwick, IL45432%35%
Morrison, IL4,11832%35%
Sterling, IL15,20829%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hudson, MA15,21259%21%
Fillmore, CA15,20323%53%
Los Lunas, NM15,20321%58%
Camano, WA15,20165%31%
Westbury, NY15,20120%60%
Sterling, IL15,20829%41%
Source: The Sterling, 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.