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Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 44%

Galesburg school information

IndexGalesburgIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores22%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools163,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Galesburg are 55% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Galesburg
  • 79.8% of people in Galesburg have completed 8th grade
  • 77.9% of people in Galesburg have completed high school
  • 17.0% of people in Galesburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Galesburg

      IndexGalesburgIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade79.8%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school77.9%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college49.8%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.6%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters7.3%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

      Galesburg, IL School Districts

      • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205

      There are a total of 16 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Galesburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Galesburg, IL schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Galesburg, IL, an average of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oneida, IL70040%19%
      Knoxville, IL2,79337%26%
      Monmouth, IL9,27223%53%
      Abingdon, IL3,18120%59%
      Alexis, IL97917%65%
      Galesburg, IL31,46922%55%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Garfield, NJ31,45636%26%
      Marrero, LA31,45464%30%
      Fruit Cove, FL31,41985%72%
      Mundelein, IL31,55043%13%
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      Galesburg, IL31,46922%55%
      Source: The Galesburg, 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.