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Avg. test scores 49%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 65%
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Payson school information

IndexPaysonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores25%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:118:116:1
Total public schools23,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Payson are 49% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Payson
  • 85.4% of people in Payson have completed 8th grade
  • 83.1% of people in Payson have completed high school
  • 10.5% of people in Payson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Payson

      IndexPaysonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade85.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school83.1%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college43.0%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.0%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors10.5%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters2.0%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Payson, IL School Districts

      • Payson Community Unit School District 1

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Payson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Payson, IL schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Payson, IL, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hannibal, MO17,70749%2.1%
      Palmyra, MO3,62047%2.0%
      Liberty, IL50441%15.3%
      Quincy, IL40,68928%42.0%
      Barry, IL1,36227%43.4%
      Payson, IL1,24225%49.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Port Byron, NY1,24243%11.2%
      Pine Prairie, LA1,24279%64.2%
      Bergen, NY1,24256%16.9%
      Gardner, IL1,24235%27.8%
      Adrian, MN1,24357%18.8%
      Payson, IL1,24225%49.1%
      Source: The Payson, 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.