Mattoon school information

IndexMattoonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:118:116:1
Total public schools123,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Mattoon, IL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mattoon public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 9% lower than than the Illinois average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mattoon public schools is 10:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Mattoon are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Mattoon.
  • 82.7% of people in Mattoon have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Mattoon have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Mattoon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mattoon

IndexMattoonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Strasburg, IL50131%37%
Charleston, IL21,25731%38%
Sullivan, IL4,67530%39%
Neoga, IL1,77028%42%
Toledo, IL1,37220%59%
Mattoon, IL17,39929%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Philadelphia, OH17,41269%41%
East Cleveland, OH17,41351%3%
Concord, MO17,41544%11%
North Canton, OH17,42288%79%
Santa Fe Springs, CA17,43636%26%
Mattoon, IL17,39929%42%
Source: The Mattoon, 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.