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Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 67%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      West Salem, IL School Districts

      • Edwards County Community Unit School District 1

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in West Salem. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Salem, IL schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In West Salem, IL, an average of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olney, IL8,93132%36%
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      Bridgeport, IL1,42527%45%
      Mount Carmel, IL7,04825%50%
      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.