Du Quoin school information

IndexDu QuoinIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores20%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Du Quoin, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Du Quoin public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 35% lower than than the Illinois average and 59% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Du Quoin public schools is 24:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.0% have completed high school, 14.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Du Quoin are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Du Quoin.
  • 80.1% of people in Du Quoin have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.0% of people in Du Quoin have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Du Quoin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Du Quoin

IndexDu QuoinIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Du Quoin (high school & post-secondary)

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Waltonville, IL41237%25%
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Sesser, IL1,86121%57%
Herrin, IL12,86820%60%
Du Quoin, IL5,93220%59%

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Du Quoin, IL5,93220%59%
Source: The Du Quoin, 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.