Waterloo school information

Average Test Scores60%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio34:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Waterloo, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Waterloo public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 90% higher than than the Illinois average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waterloo public schools is 34:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waterloo are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Waterloo.
  • 90.4% of people in Waterloo have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Waterloo have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in Waterloo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waterloo

Completed 8th grade90.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college64.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Affton, MO22,06072%45%
Barnhart, MO6,12569%40%
Arnold, MO21,19663%28%
Waterloo, IL10,19760%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rockport, TX10,19769%39%
Eunice, LA10,19967%37%
Columbia, IL10,19347%5%
Little Canada, MN10,20225%49%
Marlton, NJ10,18750%1%
Waterloo, IL10,19760%21%
Source: The Waterloo, 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.