West Salem school information

IndexWest SalemIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores32%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The West Salem, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Salem public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 2% higher than than the Illinois average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Salem public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 9.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Salem are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in West Salem.
  • 88.2% of people in West Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in West Salem have completed high school.
  • 9.9% of people in West Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Salem

IndexWest SalemIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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West Salem, IL85832%35%

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West Salem, IL85832%35%
Source: The West Salem, 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.