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Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 51%

Gardner school information

IndexGardnerIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores41%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
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 Gardner are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Gardner
  • 89.5% of people in Gardner have completed 8th grade
  • 88.4% of people in Gardner have completed high school
  • 15.0% of people in Gardner have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gardner

      IndexGardnerIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade89.5%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school88.4%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college57.5%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.2%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters3.1%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Gardner, IL School Districts

      • Gardner Community Consolidated School District 72C
      • Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gardner. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gardner, IL schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gardner, IL, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      South Wilmington, IL80845%10%
      Braceville, IL73542%15%
      Morris, IL13,93038%22%
      Dwight, IL4,16835%28%
      Coal City, IL5,68735%29%
      Gardner, IL1,24241%17%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Payson, IL1,24231%38%
      Pine Prairie, LA1,24258%18%
      Julesburg, CO1,24223%53%
      Port Byron, NY1,24245%10%
      Bergen, NY1,24256%14%
      Gardner, IL1,24241%17%
      Source: The Gardner, 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.