Rochester school information

IndexRochesterIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores40%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Rochester, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rochester public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 26% higher than than the Illinois average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rochester public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.5% have completed high school, 52.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rochester are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Rochester.
  • 96.0% of people in Rochester have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.5% of people in Rochester have completed high school.
  • 52.3% of people in Rochester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rochester

IndexRochesterIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college78.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sherman, IL4,40442%15%
Cantrall, IL12140%20%
Chatham, IL12,56938%23%
Williamsville, IL1,34636%26%
Buffalo, IL50336%26%
Rochester, IL3,68740%19%

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Harrisburg, OR3,68735%28%
Northern Cambria, PA3,68644%11%
Citrus City, TX3,68657%16%
Waverly, NE3,68678%59%
Harrington, DE3,68855%12%
Rochester, IL3,68740%19%
Source: The Rochester, 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.