Herrin school information

Average Test Scores20%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Herrin, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Herrin 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 Herrin public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 22.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Herrin are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Herrin.
  • 86.9% of people in Herrin have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Herrin have completed high school.
  • 22.8% of people in Herrin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Herrin

Completed 8th grade86.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Herrin (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carterville, IL5,74241%17%
Thompsonville, IL64537%24%
Creal Springs, IL38935%30%
Carbondale, IL26,06634%32%
Pittsburg, IL56430%40%
Herrin, IL12,86820%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grenada, MS12,86343%13%
Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
Gaffney, SC12,85937%25%
Glendale, WI12,88063%28%
Luling, LA12,85574%50%
Herrin, IL12,86820%60%
Source: The Herrin, 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.