Avg. test scores 76%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 68%
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East St. Louis school information

IndexEast St. LouisIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores11%33%48%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a3,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in East St. Louis are 76% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in East St. Louis
  • 78.1% of people in East St. Louis have completed 8th grade
  • 76.6% of people in East St. Louis have completed high school
  • 9.8% of people in East St. Louis have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in East St. Louis

      IndexEast St. LouisIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade78.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school76.6%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college43.8%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree17.3%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors9.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.7%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.3%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      East St. Louis, IL School Districts

      • East St. Louis School District 189

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in East St. Louis. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for East St. Louis, IL schools is 11%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In East St. Louis, IL, an average of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.6% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Clayton, MO16,03473%52.3%
      Brentwood, MO8,03070%45.2%
      Olivette, MO7,83070%44.4%
      Maryville, IL7,83765%34.0%
      Webster Groves, MO23,11164%32.5%
      East St. Louis, IL26,73111%76.2%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bristol, TN26,73442%13.0%
      Stevens Point, WI26,71440%16.3%
      Wooster, OH26,77374%54.5%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78532%34.2%
      Superior, WI26,67643%10.8%
      East St. Louis, IL26,73111%76.2%
      Source: The East St. Louis, 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.