Blue Mound school information

IndexBlue MoundIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores21%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Blue Mound, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Blue Mound public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 34% lower than than the Illinois average and 58% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blue Mound public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.4% have completed high school, 13.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blue Mound are 58% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Blue Mound.
  • 84.7% of people in Blue Mound have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Blue Mound have completed high school.
  • 13.4% of people in Blue Mound have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blue Mound

IndexBlue MoundIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college44.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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Niantic, IL53047%4%
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Blue Mound, IL1,08721%58%

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St. Ansgar, IA1,08786%75%
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Blue Mound, IL1,08721%58%
Source: The Blue Mound, 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.