Carterville school information

Average Test Scores41%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Carterville, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Carterville public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 30% higher than than the Illinois average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carterville public schools is 20:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 39.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carterville are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Carterville.
  • 87.2% of people in Carterville have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Carterville have completed high school.
  • 39.1% of people in Carterville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carterville

Completed 8th grade87.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college72.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters18.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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Creal Springs, IL38935%30%
Carbondale, IL26,06634%32%
Pittsburg, IL56430%40%
Crab Orchard, IL28029%41%
Marion, IL17,70328%42%
Carterville, IL5,74241%17%

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Locust Grove, GA5,74233%32%
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Carterville, IL5,74241%17%
Source: The Carterville, 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.