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Avg. test scores 80%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 47%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harrisburg are 60% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Harrisburg
  • 81.3% of people in Harrisburg have completed 8th grade
  • 79.4% of people in Harrisburg have completed high school
  • 16.1% of people in Harrisburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      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.