Cairo school information

IndexCairoIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores7%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Cairo, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cairo public schools have average test scores of 7% which is 78% lower than than the Illinois average and 86% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cairo public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.2% have completed high school, 13.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cairo are 86% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Cairo.
  • 70.2% of people in Cairo have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.2% of people in Cairo have completed high school.
  • 13.5% of people in Cairo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cairo

IndexCairoIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade70.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school66.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%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 Cairo (high school & post-secondary)

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Barlow, KY67550%2%
Bardwell, KY80343%12%
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Cairo, IL2,5597%86%

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Luxemburg, WI2,56059%19%
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Cairo, IL2,5597%86%
Source: The Cairo, 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.