Wood River school information

IndexWood RiverIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores16%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Wood River, IL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wood River public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 51% lower than than the Illinois average and 68% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wood River public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.5% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Wood River are 68% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Wood River.
  • 82.0% of people in Wood River have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.5% of people in Wood River have completed high school.
  • 14.6% of people in Wood River have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wood River

IndexWood RiverIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Wood River, IL10,36016%68%

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Source: The Wood River, 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.