Fairbury school information

Average Test Scores42%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Fairbury, IL educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fairbury public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 33% higher than than the Illinois average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fairbury public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.2% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fairbury are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Fairbury.
  • 90.3% of people in Fairbury have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Fairbury have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Fairbury have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fairbury

Completed 8th grade90.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Kempton, IL15055%11%
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Chatsworth, IL1,00730%40%
Fairbury, IL3,61042%15%

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Fairbury, IL3,61042%15%
Source: The Fairbury, 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.