Effingham school information

IndexEffinghamIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores35%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Effingham, IL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Effingham public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 12% higher than than the Illinois average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Effingham public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 24.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Effingham are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Effingham.
  • 87.8% of people in Effingham have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Effingham have completed high school.
  • 24.2% of people in Effingham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Effingham

IndexEffinghamIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.8%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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Effingham, IL12,65035%28%

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Effingham, IL12,65035%28%
Source: The Effingham, 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.