Lincoln school information

Average Test Scores30%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools33067,963
The Lincoln, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Lincoln public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 4% lower than than the Illinois average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lincoln public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 19.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lincoln are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Lincoln.
  • 83.1% of people in Lincoln have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Lincoln have completed high school.
  • 19.4% of people in Lincoln have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lincoln

Completed 8th grade83.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamsville, IL1,34636%26%
Mount Pulaski, IL1,44435%29%
Atlanta, IL1,41535%30%
Emden, IL33930%40%
Hartsburg, IL25125%50%
Lincoln, IL14,25330%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Red Hill, SC14,25140%20%
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,25672%46%
Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%
Carthage, MO14,24748%3%
Highland Park, NJ14,24551%3%
Lincoln, IL14,25330%38%
Source: The Lincoln, 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.