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Springfield school information

Index Springfield Illinois National
Average Test Scores25%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools423,93879,221
Total private schools211,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools73067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Springfield are 48% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Springfield
  • 88.4% of people in Springfield have completed 8th grade
  • 87.4% of people in Springfield have completed high school
  • 36.2% of people in Springfield have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Springfield

      Index Springfield Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade88.4%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school87.4%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college65.3%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.5%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors36.2%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters14.3%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

      Springfield, IL School Districts

      • Springfield School District 186

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 21 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Springfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Springfield, IL schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Springfield, IL, an average of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sherman, IL4,47067%38.5%
      Cantrall, IL10445%6.3%
      Williamsville, IL1,46845%6.3%
      Chatham, IL13,23142%11.6%
      New Berlin, IL1,32439%19.4%
      Springfield, IL115,07525%48.2%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      West Jordan, UT115,18138%20.9%
      Westminster, CO114,83236%25.0%
      The Woodlands, TX114,53274%53.5%
      Carlsbad, CA114,41170%46.5%
      College Station, TX115,80256%16.6%
      Springfield, IL115,07525%48.2%
      Source: The Springfield, 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.