Lexington school information

Average Test Scores30%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Lexington, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lexington public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 6% lower than than the Illinois average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.0% have completed high school, 27.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Lexington.
  • 89.2% of people in Lexington have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.0% of people in Lexington have completed high school.
  • 27.7% of people in Lexington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington

Completed 8th grade89.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school88.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairbury, IL3,61042%15%
Gridley, IL1,42641%16%
Normal, IL54,53438%23%
El Paso, IL2,74937%24%
Towanda, IL44137%25%
Lexington, IL2,10730%40%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Somonauk, IL2,10655%11%
Fredonia, WI2,10850%1%
New Athens, IL2,10619%61%
Jal, NM2,1050%100%
Knightstown, IN2,10572%45%
Lexington, IL2,10730%40%
Source: The Lexington, 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.