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Carbondale school information

Index Carbondale Illinois National
Average Test Scores34%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carbondale are 29% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Carbondale
  • 91.0% of people in Carbondale have completed 8th grade
  • 89.3% of people in Carbondale have completed high school
  • 49.1% of people in Carbondale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Carbondale

      Index Carbondale Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade91.0%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school89.3%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college79.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.4%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.1%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters28.2%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate6.5%1.2%1.3%

      Carbondale, IL School Districts

      • Carbondale Community High School District 165
      • Carbondale Elementary School District 95
      • Giant City Community Consolidated School District 130
      • Unity Point Community Consolidated School District 140

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Carbondale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carbondale, IL schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Carbondale, IL, an average of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Carterville, IL5,86153%10.9%
      Vergennes, IL23837%22.9%
      Herrin, IL12,80636%24.7%
      Goreville, IL1,12032%33.3%
      Cobden, IL1,01831%34.7%
      Carbondale, IL25,40034%29.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Melrose Park, IL25,40423%52.3%
      Woodstock, IL25,39137%22.6%
      Cliffside Park, NJ25,41055%15.0%
      Tarpon Springs, FL25,38971%47.9%
      Bay Point, CA25,37817%64.6%
      Carbondale, IL25,40034%29.3%
      Source: The Carbondale, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 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.