Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 52%

Granite City school information

IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores19%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools103,93879,221
Total private schools61,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Granite City are 61% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Granite City
  • 82.1% of people in Granite City have completed 8th grade
  • 80.0% of people in Granite City have completed high school
  • 14.5% of people in Granite City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Granite City

      IndexGranite CityIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade82.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school80.0%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college48.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.4%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.5%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.9%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Granite City, IL School Districts

      • Granite City Community Unit School District 9

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Granite City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Granite City, IL schools is 19%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Granite City, IL, an average of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
      Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
      Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
      Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
      Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
      Granite City, IL29,66219%61%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Niles, IL29,62842%14%
      Bay Shore, NY29,70460%22%
      Sterling, VA29,59774%49%
      San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
      Prairieville, LA29,73287%77%
      Granite City, IL29,66219%61%
      Source: The Granite City, 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.