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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 5%

Cortland school information

IndexCortlandIllinoisNational
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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cortland are 53% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cortland
  • 90.6% of people in Cortland have completed 8th grade
  • 90.6% of people in Cortland have completed high school
  • 28.9% of people in Cortland have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cortland

      IndexCortlandIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wolfforth, TX4,13583%68%
      Wayland, MI4,13439%22%
      Grant, MN4,13485%73%
      Eldorado, IL4,13417%66%
      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.