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Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 20%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Effingham, IL School Districts

      • Effingham Community Unit School District 40

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Effingham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Effingham, IL schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Effingham, IL, an average of 87.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.4% have completed high school.

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      Dieterich, IL71448%2%
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      Beecher City, IL40931%38%
      Neoga, IL1,77028%42%
      Effingham, IL12,65035%28%

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      Moss Bluff, LA12,65472%46%
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      Lincolnwood, IL12,63745%10%
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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.