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22%
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 514 S Main St, Pontiac
  • Pontiac CCSD 429
  • Grades: 2 - 3 · Students: 257
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Washington Elementary School
  • 400 N Morrow St, Pontiac
  • Pontiac CCSD 429
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
21%
  • Pontiac Jr High School
  • 600 N Morrow St, Pontiac
  • Pontiac CCSD 429
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
11%
  • Pontiac High School
  • 1100 E Indiana Ave, Pontiac
  • Pontiac Twp HSD 90
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 697
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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  • Livingston County Academy
  • 920 Custer Ste B, Pontiac
  • Livingston Co Spec Services Unit
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 19
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Livingston Co Crossroads Academy
  • 1305 E Indiana Ave, Pontiac
  • Livingston Co Spec Services Unit
  • Grades: 7 - 11 · Students: 12
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Central Elementary School
  • 117 W Livingston St, Pontiac
  • Pontiac CCSD 429
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Pontiac school information

IndexPontiacIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores19%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Pontiac, IL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pontiac public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 40% lower than than the Illinois average and 62% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pontiac public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.4% have completed high school, 13.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Pontiac

IndexPontiacIllinoisNational
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%

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 19%. 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.

To customize your list of Pontiac schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Pontiac, IL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairbury, IL3,61042%15%
Gridley, IL1,42641%16%
Dwight, IL4,16835%28%
Forrest, IL1,08333%32%
Odell, IL95132%35%
Pontiac, IL12,01619%62%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Platteville, WI12,02057%17%
Bucyrus, OH12,01166%35%
Clawson, MI12,00846%6%
Diamond Springs, CA12,00250%1%
Edgewater, NJ11,99857%15%
Pontiac, IL12,01619%62%
Source: The Pontiac, 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.