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Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 6%

Carthage school information

IndexCarthageIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores37%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carthage are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Carthage
  • 92.0% of people in Carthage have completed 8th grade
  • 88.7% of people in Carthage have completed high school
  • 28.5% of people in Carthage have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Carthage

      IndexCarthageIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade92.0%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school88.7%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college59.4%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.2%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.5%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters6.8%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.8%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Carthage, IL School Districts

      • Illini West High School District 307

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Carthage. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carthage, IL schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Carthage, IL, an average of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Madison, IA10,76976%55%
      Keokuk, IA10,62872%47%
      Hamilton, IL2,91632%35%
      Bowen, IL47030%40%
      Augusta, IL45527%45%
      Carthage, IL2,51337%25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Falconer, NY2,51346%6%
      Edwards AFB, CA2,51343%14%
      Mohawk, NY2,51327%45%
      Wayne, IL2,51353%7%
      Panhandle, TX2,51293%88%
      Carthage, IL2,51337%25%
      Source: The Carthage, 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.