Galena school information

IndexGalenaIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores37%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Galena, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Galena public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 17% higher than than the Illinois average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Galena public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.5% have completed high school, 19.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Galena are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Galena.
  • 86.1% of people in Galena have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.5% of people in Galena have completed high school.
  • 19.4% of people in Galena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Galena

IndexGalenaIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bellevue, IA2,19385%73%
Dubuque, IA58,53569%41%
Benton, WI97165%31%
Shullsburg, WI1,20454%9%
Hazel Green, WI1,04852%5%
Galena, IL3,40237%25%

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Galena, IL3,40237%25%
Source: The Galena, 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.