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Waterloo school information

Index Waterloo Illinois National
Average Test Scores59%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio34:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Waterloo are 22% 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

      Index Waterloo Illinois National
      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%

      Waterloo, IL School Districts

      • Waterloo Community Unit School District 5

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Waterloo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Waterloo, IL schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 34:1. In Waterloo, IL, an average of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Smithton, IL4,01961%27.1%
      Sappington, MO7,16160%24.3%
      Festus, MO12,05459%23.1%
      Herculaneum, MO4,08156%16.7%
      Columbia, IL10,69256%16.7%
      Waterloo, IL10,41759%22.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Pine Hill, NJ10,41837%23.4%
      Oak Hills, CA10,41547%2.1%
      Frederick, CO10,41435%26.7%
      Portage, WI10,41247%3.1%
      Monmouth, OR10,41140%17.7%
      Waterloo, IL10,41759%22.4%
      Source: The Waterloo, 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.