Cerro Gordo school information

IndexCerro GordoIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores38%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Cerro Gordo, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cerro Gordo public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 22% higher than than the Illinois average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cerro Gordo public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.9% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cerro Gordo are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Cerro Gordo.
  • 88.9% of people in Cerro Gordo have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.9% of people in Cerro Gordo have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Cerro Gordo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cerro Gordo

IndexCerro GordoIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade88.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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White Heath, IL24650%1%
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Cerro Gordo, IL1,40438%22%

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Source: The Cerro Gordo, 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.