St. Elmo school information

IndexSt. ElmoIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores27%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The St. Elmo, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. St. Elmo public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 14% lower than than the Illinois average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. Elmo public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 9.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in St. Elmo are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in St. Elmo.
  • 82.1% of people in St. Elmo have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in St. Elmo have completed high school.
  • 9.8% of people in St. Elmo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in St. Elmo

IndexSt. ElmoIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. Elmo (high school & post-secondary)

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Farina, IL64745%10%
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St. Elmo, IL1,29827%45%

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St. Elmo, IL1,29827%45%
Source: The St. Elmo, 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.