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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 61%

Chatham school information

IndexChathamIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores38%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio30:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chatham are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Chatham
  • 96.0% of people in Chatham have completed 8th grade
  • 95.8% of people in Chatham have completed high school
  • 48.8% of people in Chatham have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chatham

      IndexChathamIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade96.0%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school95.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college78.7%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree57.9%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors48.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters16.2%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%

      Chatham, IL School Districts

      • Ball-Chatham Community Unit School District 5

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chatham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chatham, IL schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 30:1. In Chatham, IL, an average of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pleasant Plains, IL86441%17%
      Rochester, IL3,68740%19%
      Pawnee, IL2,73835%30%
      New Berlin, IL1,50532%35%
      Waverly, IL1,22231%37%
      Chatham, IL12,56938%23%

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      New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,56615%69%
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      North Palm Beach, FL12,58155%12%
      Bensville, MD12,58451%3%
      Cambridge, MD12,55230%40%
      Chatham, IL12,56938%23%
      Source: The Chatham, 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.