Quincy school information

Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools203,93879,221
Total private schools111,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools53067,963
The Quincy, IL educational system consists of 20 public schools, 11 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Quincy public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 25% lower than than the Illinois average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Quincy public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Quincy are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Quincy.
  • 87.6% of people in Quincy have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Quincy have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Quincy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Quincy

Completed 8th grade87.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Quincy (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palmyra, MO3,62062%25%
Canton, MO2,58551%3%
Mendon, IL93532%34%
Liberty, IL50432%35%
Payson, IL1,24231%38%
Quincy, IL40,68924%52%

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Ormond Beach, FL40,68656%14%
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Quincy, IL40,68924%52%
Source: The Quincy, 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.