West Frankfort school information

IndexWest FrankfortIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores19%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The West Frankfort, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Frankfort public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 38% lower than than the Illinois average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Frankfort public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.6% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Frankfort are 61% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in West Frankfort.
  • 80.1% of people in West Frankfort have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.6% of people in West Frankfort have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in West Frankfort have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Frankfort

IndexWest FrankfortIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Ewing, IL29447%4%
Carterville, IL5,74241%17%
Thompsonville, IL64537%24%
Pittsburg, IL56430%40%
Crab Orchard, IL28029%41%
West Frankfort, IL7,94119%61%

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Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%
Carnegie, PA7,94451%3%
West Long Branch, NJ7,94738%23%
Dexter, MO7,93441%16%
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West Frankfort, IL7,94119%61%
Source: The West Frankfort, 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.