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Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 21%

Charleston school information

IndexCharlestonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores31%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools83,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Charleston are 38% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Charleston
  • 86.4% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade
  • 85.1% of people in Charleston have completed high school
  • 36.7% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Charleston, IL Schools

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      Education level achieved in Charleston

      IndexCharlestonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade86.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school85.1%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college65.2%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors36.7%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters18.5%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.8%1.2%1.3%

      Charleston, IL School Districts

      • Charleston Community Unit School District 1

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Charleston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Charleston, IL schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Charleston, IL, an average of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ashmore, IL85230%40%
      Mattoon, IL17,39929%42%
      Oakland, IL89829%42%
      Neoga, IL1,77028%42%
      Kansas, IL65227%45%
      Charleston, IL21,25731%38%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Winter Gardens, CA21,25548%2%
      Orchards, WA21,24939%21%
      Hutto, TX21,24178%58%
      Fort Walton Beach, FL21,23852%6%
      Marquette, MI21,28250%1%
      Charleston, IL21,25731%38%
      Source: The Charleston, 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.