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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 12%

Peoria school information

IndexPeoriaIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools563,93879,221
Total private schools221,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools53067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Peoria are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 56 public schools in Peoria
  • 85.5% of people in Peoria have completed 8th grade
  • 84.3% of people in Peoria have completed high school
  • 33.9% of people in Peoria have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Peoria

      IndexPeoriaIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade85.5%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school84.3%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college64.6%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.0%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.9%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters13.6%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

      Peoria, IL School Districts

      • Peoria School District 150
      • Dunlap Community Unit School District 323
      • Hollis Consolidated School District 328
      • Limestone Walters Community Consolidated School District 316
      • Norwood Elementary School District 63
      • Limestone Community High School District 310
      • Pleasant Hill School District 69
      • Pleasant Valley School District 62

      There are a total of 56 public schools, 22 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Peoria. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Peoria, IL schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Peoria, IL, an average of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dunlap, IL1,35155%12%
      Morton, IL16,34352%6%
      Germantown Hills, IL3,49150%1%
      Mackinaw, IL2,19647%5%
      Tremont, IL1,94246%7%
      Peoria, IL115,99024%52%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fargo, ND115,95051%3%
      Provo, UT115,71848%3%
      El Monte, CA115,66532%36%
      Springfield, IL116,74526%47%
      Columbia, MO117,16544%10%
      Peoria, IL115,99024%52%
      Source: The Peoria, 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.