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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 39%

Fairbury school information

IndexFairburyIllinoisNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexFairburyIllinoisNational
      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%

      Fairbury, IL School Districts

      • Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fairbury. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairbury, IL schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Fairbury, IL, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kempton, IL15055%11%
      Cullom, IL59540%19%
      Forrest, IL1,08333%32%
      Lexington, IL2,10730%40%
      Chatsworth, IL1,00730%40%
      Fairbury, IL3,61042%15%

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      Ozark, AR3,61025%50%
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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.