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Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 37%
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Pekin school information

IndexPekinIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores30%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools153,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pekin are 39% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Pekin
  • 85.8% of people in Pekin have completed 8th grade
  • 84.8% of people in Pekin have completed high school
  • 19.2% of people in Pekin have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Pekin

      IndexPekinIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade85.8%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school84.8%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college53.3%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.2%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors19.2%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.4%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

      Pekin, IL School Districts

      • Pekin Public School District108
      • Pekin Community High School District 303
      • Rankin Community School District 98

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Pekin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pekin, IL schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Pekin, IL, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Germantown Hills, IL3,49165%35.1%
      Morton, IL16,34356%17.0%
      Tremont, IL1,94252%8.4%
      Mackinaw, IL2,19647%1.8%
      Washington, IL16,10244%8.4%
      Pekin, IL34,00330%38.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Houma, LA34,05270%45.4%
      Chester, PA34,05618%62.1%
      Kyle, TX34,08041%15.0%
      Bay City, MI34,11036%26.0%
      Hinesville, GA34,12737%23.4%
      Pekin, IL34,00330%38.5%
      Source: The Pekin, 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.