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24%
  • Harrisburg High School
  • 333 W College St, Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg CUSD 3
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 591
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
19%
  • East Side Intermediate School
  • 315 E Church St, Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg CUSD 3
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
17%
  • Harrisburg Middle School
  • 312 Bulldog Blvd, Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg CUSD 3
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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  • Learning Alt Branch Harrisburg
  • 24 S Vine St, Harrisburg
  • Edw/Glt/Hlt/Hdn/Pop/Sln/Wbh/Wn/Wh
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 12
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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  • School District 428 Iyc-hrb
  • 1201 W Poplar St, Harrisburg
  • IDJJ Sch Dist 428
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 109
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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  • Learning Alt Branch Harrisburg
  • 24 S Vine St # 114, Harrisburg
  • Edw/Glt/Hlt/Hdn/Pop/Sln/Wbh/Wn/Wh
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 15
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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  • West Side Primary School
  • 411 W Lincoln St, Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg CUSD 3
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 571
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Harrisburg school information

IndexHarrisburgIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores20%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Harrisburg, IL educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Harrisburg public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 38% lower than than the Illinois average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harrisburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.4% have completed high school, 16.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Harrisburg

IndexHarrisburgIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school79.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

Harrisburg, IL School Districts

Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3

There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Harrisburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harrisburg, IL schools is 20%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Harrisburg, IL, an average of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Harrisburg schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Harrisburg, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Thompsonville, IL64537%24%
Crab Orchard, IL28029%41%
Carrier Mills, IL2,12927%44%
Galatia, IL94019%61%
Eldorado, IL4,13417%66%
Harrisburg, IL9,41820%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prineville, OR9,41950%1%
Lowell, IN9,42372%46%
Warren, PA9,40743%12%
Pleasant Hill, IA9,40683%69%
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,43259%20%
Harrisburg, IL9,41820%60%
Source: The Harrisburg, 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.