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Pontiac school information

Index Pontiac Illinois National
Average Test Scores25%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pontiac are 47% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Pontiac
  • 79.3% of people in Pontiac have completed 8th grade
  • 76.4% of people in Pontiac have completed high school
  • 13.0% of people in Pontiac have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Pontiac

      Index Pontiac Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade79.3%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school76.4%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college43.7%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.3%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.1%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Pontiac, IL School Districts

      • Pontiac Community Consolidated School District 429
      • Pontiac Township High School District 90

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Pontiac. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pontiac, IL schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Pontiac, IL, an average of 79.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Forrest, IL99546%3.6%
      Gridley, IL1,38442%13.5%
      Fairbury, IL3,60439%18.2%
      Dwight, IL3,81737%22.9%
      Odell, IL86930%38.5%
      Pontiac, IL11,43025%47.1%

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      Roma, TX11,42764%33.2%
      Ravenna, OH11,43657%19.2%
      Pontiac, IL11,43025%47.1%
      Source: The Pontiac, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 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.