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  • Cortland Elementary School
  • 370 E Lexington Ave, Cortland
  • DeKalb CUSD 428
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 542
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

Cortland school information

Average Test Scores23%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Cortland, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cortland public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 27% lower than than the Illinois average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cortland public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.6% have completed high school, 28.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Cortland

Completed 8th grade90.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college70.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

Cortland, IL School Districts

DeKalb Community Unit School District 428

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cortland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cortland, IL schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Cortland, IL, an average of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Cortland schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cortland, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Campton Hills, IL11,50066%34%
Hinckley, IL2,05353%8%
Big Rock, IL1,13950%1%
Lily Lake, IL1,25350%1%
Pingree Grove, IL5,98348%2%
Cortland, IL4,13523%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wolfforth, TX4,13583%68%
Grant, MN4,13485%73%
Eldorado, IL4,13417%66%
Wayland, MI4,13439%22%
Gatlinburg, TN4,13857%16%
Cortland, IL4,13523%53%
Source: The Cortland, 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.