Paxton school information

IndexPaxtonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores35%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools53,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Paxton, IL educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Paxton public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 12% higher than than the Illinois average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paxton public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.7% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paxton are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Paxton.
  • 86.7% of people in Paxton have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Paxton have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Paxton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paxton

IndexPaxtonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Thomasboro, IL1,12251%3%
Gifford, IL84947%4%
Gibson City, IL3,42346%6%
Cissna Park, IL82646%6%
Fisher, IL1,98936%27%
Paxton, IL4,27635%29%

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Scottdale, PA4,27761%24%
Hyde Park, UT4,27757%16%
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Bradley Beach, NJ4,27230%40%
Paxton, IL4,27635%29%
Source: The Paxton, 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.