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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Dekalb County, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dekalb County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 181   (0.76%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 96   (0.4%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 259   (1.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 497   (2.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 402   (1.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 537   (2.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 483   (2.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 602   (2.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,945   (29.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,956   (8.18%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,619   (15.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,661   (6.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,980   (16.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,586   (6.63%)
  • Professional School Degree: 292   (1.22%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 820   (3.43%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 204   (0.82%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 65   (0.26%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 182   (0.73%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 552   (2.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 360   (1.44%)
  • 10th Grade: 601   (2.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 464   (1.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 625   (2.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 7,698   (30.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,435   (9.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,376   (13.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 2,010   (8.04%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,855   (15.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,909   (7.64%)
  • Professional School Degree: 300   (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 360   (1.44%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Dekalb County, Illinois)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 735

5 to 9 years : 5,269

10 to 14 years : 6,061

15 to 17 years : 3,317

18 and 19 years : 5,259

20 to 24 years : 10,283

25 to 34 years : 3,467

35 years and over : 1,319

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 461

5 to 9 years : 588

10 to 14 years : 756

15 to 17 years : 524

18 and 19 years : 455

20 to 24 years : 439

25 to 34 years : 413

35 years and over : 175

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,238

5 to 9 years : 213

10 to 14 years : 43

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 642

20 to 24 years : 4,548

25 to 34 years : 10,750

35 years and over : 43,851


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • Dekalb Cusd 428


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2350, Students: 5,694 )

  • Sycamore Cusd 427


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 245 W Exchange St, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8103, Students: 3,441 )

  • Sandwich Cusd 430


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 720 S Wells St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-2187, Students: 2,566 )

  • Genoa Kingston Cusd 424


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 980 Park Ave, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-6222, Students: 1,940 )

  • Somonauk Cusd 432


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 278, Somonauk, IL 60552, Phone: (815) 498-2314, Students: 1,029 )

  • Hinckley Big Rock Cusd 429


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 1210, Hinckley, IL 60520, Phone: (815) 286-7575, Students: 875 )

  • Indian Creek Cusd 425


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 506 Shabbona Rd, Shabbona, IL 60550, Phone: (815) 824-2197, Students: 863 )

  • Hiawatha Cusd 426


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 428, Kirkland, IL 60146, Phone: (815) 522-6676, Students: 638 )

  • Dekalb Roe


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 245 W Exchange St, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 895-3096, Students: 32 )

  • Dekalb County Spec Educ Assoc


    ( Location: 1600 E Lincoln Hwy D, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 758-0651, )

  • Kishwaukee Educ Consortium


    ( Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

  • Northwestern Illinois Assn


    ( Location: 245 W Exchange Ste 4, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 895-9227, )

  • Indian Valley Area Voc Ctr


    ( Location: 600 Lions Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-9873, )

  • Kec Area Voc Center


    ( Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • Sycamore Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 150 Maplewood Dr, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8171, Students: 789 )

  • Clinton Rosette Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 650 N 1st St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2226, Students: 730 )

  • Sandwich Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 600 Wells St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-2138, Students: 584 )

  • Huntley Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 821 S 7th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2241, Students: 554 )

  • Littlejohn Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1121 School St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2258, Students: 460 )

  • Genoa-kingston Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 941 W Main St, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-5222, Students: 455 )

  • Southeast Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 718 S Locust St, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8219, Students: 410 )

  • South Prairie Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 820 Borden Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8299, Students: 402 )

  • North Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1680 Brickville Rd, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8209, Students: 397 )

  • James R Wood Elem School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Po Box 278, Somonauk, IL 60552, Phone: (815) 498-2338, Students: 381 )

  • Jefferson Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 211 Mccormick Dr, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2263, Students: 380 )

  • Herman E Dummer


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 422 S Wells St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-8498, Students: 373 )

  • Hinckley Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 1270, Hinckley, IL 60520, Phone: (815) 286-3400, Students: 372 )

  • Hiawatha Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 428, Kirkland, IL 60146, Phone: (815) 522-3336, Students: 365 )

  • Gwendolyn Brooks Elem Sch


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3225 Sangamon Rd, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-9936, Students: 362 )

  • Davenport Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 123 W 1st St, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-2448, Students: 316 )

  • Kingston Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 100 School St, Kingston, IL 60145, Phone: (815) 784-5246, Students: 315 )

  • Genoa Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 602 E Hill St, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-3742, Students: 314 )

  • Somonauk Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 278, Somonauk, IL 60552, Phone: (815) 498-1866, Students: 313 )

  • West Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 240 Fair St, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8199, Students: 293 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • De Kalb High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1515 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2100, Students: 1,661 )

  • Sycamore High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Spartan Trail, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 899-8131, Students: 1,150 )

  • Sandwich Community High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 515 E Lions Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-2157, Students: 834 )

  • Genoa-kingston High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 980 Park Ave, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-5111, Students: 540 )

  • Somonauk High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 278, Somonauk, IL 60552, Phone: (815) 498-2314, Students: 335 )

  • Indian Creek High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 506 Shabbona Rd, Shabbona, IL 60550, Phone: (815) 824-2197, Students: 297 )

  • Hinckley-big Rock High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 1210, Hinckley, IL 60520, Phone: (815) 286-7500, Students: 283 )

  • Hiawatha Jr And Sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 428, Kirkland, IL 60146, Phone: (815) 522-3335, Students: 273 )

  • Kec Central Efe 170


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, Students: 32 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • Northern Illinois University


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 25,254; Location: 425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115, Web: http://www.niu.edu )

  • Kishwaukee College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 4,466; Location: 1193 Malta Rd, Malta, IL 60150, Web: http://www.kishwaukeecollege.edu )

  • Hair Professionals Career College Inc


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 182; Location: 245 Gateway Drive, Sycamore, IL 60178, Web: http://www.hairpros.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 355 N Cross Street, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 895-8522, Students: 287 )

  • St Mary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 210 Gurler Road, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 756-7905, Students: 261 )

  • St Mary's Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 222 Waterman Street, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 895-5215, Students: 204 )

  • The Camelot Schools-dekalb


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 509 Oak Street, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 787-4144, Students: 67 )

  • For Kids Only Inc. #2


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 705 S Main Street, Sandwich, IL 60548, Phone: (815) 786-8914, Students: 25 )

  • First Christian School


    ( Grades: .-., Location: 316 N Sycamore Street, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-2616, Students: 6 )

  • Montessori School Of Dekalb


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 70 302 Fisk Avenue, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 758-6822, Students: 4 )

Academic Libraries In Dekalb County, Illinois

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Dekalb County, Illinois

  • Clinton Township Public Library


    110 South Elm Street, Waterman, IL 60556

  • Cortland Community Library


    63 South Somonauk Road, Cortland, IL 60112

  • Dekalb Public Library


    309 Oak Street, Dekalb, IL 60115

  • Flewellin Memorial Library


    108 West Comanche, Shabbona, IL 60550

  • Genoa Public Library District


    232 West Main Street, Genoa, IL 60135

  • Hinckley Public Library District


    100 North Maple Street, Hinckley, IL 60520

  • Kirkland Public Library


    513 West Main Street, Kirkland, IL 60146

  • Malta Township Public Library


    203 East Adams Street, Malta, IL 60150

  • Sandwich District Library


    107 East Center Street, Sandwich, IL 60548

  • Somonauk Public Library District


    700 East Lasalle Street, Somonauk, IL 60552

  • Sycamore Public Library


    103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dekalb County, Illinois


  • Anthropology Museum Of Northern Illinois University


    Stevens Building, Niu, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://www.niu.edu/anthro_museum

  • Art Station Inc


    Po Box 1998, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

  • Assoc To Restore City Hall Inc


    144 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL 60548
    http://www.sandwich.il.us

  • Carlton-carew Ep Foundation Inc


    5724 Rutland Trace, Lithonia, GA 30058

  • Cartooning For Peace - America Inc


    1860 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA 30084

  • Cosaan Foundation Inc


    4362 Azalea Walk, Ellenwood, GA 30294

  • Decatur Preservation Alliance


    Po Box 1764, Decatur, GA 30030

  • Dekalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association Inc


    111 S 2d St, Dekalb, IL 60115

  • Dekalb County Board Of Education


    1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/

  • Dekalb County Historical Society


    Po Box 295, Sycamore, IL 60178

  • Dekalb County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 467, Maysville, MO 64469

  • Dekalb Historical Society


    101 East Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030

  • Dekalb Historicial Society Inc


    101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030
    http://www.dekalbhistory.org

  • Discovering Stone Mtn Museum


    6867 James B Rivers Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    http://www.stonemountainpark.com

  • Dobbins Chapel Foundation Inc


    4549 Village Dr, Atlanta, GA 30338

  • Dunwoody Preservation Tr Inc


    Po Box 888658, Atlanta, GA 30338

  • Ellwood House Association Inc


    509 N 1st St, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://www.ellwoodhouse.org

  • Ellwood House Museum


    509 North First Street, Dekalb, IL 60115

  • Emory University


    1599 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322

  • Georgia Chapter Of The American Chestnut Foundation


    1952 Huntington Hall Ct, Atlanta, GA 30338

  • Georgia Chapter Of The Eighth Air Force Historical Society


    1529 Delia Dr, Decatur, GA 30033

  • Georgia Hosta Society Inc


    526 Kings Bridge Ne, Atlanta, GA 30329

  • Georgia Museum Of Transportation & Industry Inc


    Po Box 2746, Decatur, GA 30030

  • Global Health Odessey Museum


    1600 Clifton Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30329

  • Hinckley Historical Society


    Po Box 486, Hinckley, IL 60520

  • Historic Brookhaven Foundation Inc


    4060 Peachtree Rd Ste D Pmb 427, Atlanta, GA 30319

  • Joseph F Glidden Homestead And Historical Center


    921 W Lincoln Hwv, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://www.gliddenhomestead.org

  • Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society


    700 Park Ave, Genoa, IL 60135

  • L B Olmstead Trust


    S Depot, Somonauk, IL 60552
    http://www.somonaukcommerce.org

  • Lee-stelzer Heritage Research Museum Inc


    372 Sisson Ave Ne, Atlanta, GA 30317

  • Malta Historical And Genealogical Society


    127 N Third Street Po Box 171, Malta, IL 60150

  • Matt Wilson High School Class Of 1965 Alumni Association Inc


    929 Stonemill Manor, Lithonia, GA 30058

  • Michael C. Carlos Museum


    Emory University, 571 S Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322

  • Midwest Museum Of Natural History


    425 W State St, Sycamore, IL 60178
    http://www.mmnh.org

  • Museum Of Music Inc


    Po Box 133014, Atlanta, GA 30322

  • Museum School Parent Teacher Organization


    923 Forrest Blvd, Decatur, GA 30030

  • Niu Art Museum


    116 Altgeld Hall, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum

  • North Georgia Live Steamers Inc


    Po Box 1809, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

  • Northern Illinois University Art Museum


    116 Altgeld Hall, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum/

  • Northern Illinois University Foundation


    , Dekalb, IL 60115

  • Olmstead Memorial Museum Inc


    Po Box 411, Somonauk, IL 60552

  • Phi Gamma Dela Landmark Preservation Assocation


    3281 Commerce Dr, Dekalb, IL 60115

  • Preservation Of Egyptian Theatre Inc


    Po Box 385, Dekalb, IL 60115
    http://egyptiantheatre.org

  • Sable Arm In Acts Of Valor Inc


    Po Box 8706060, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

  • Sandwich Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 82, Sandwich, IL 60548

  • Settlers Memorial Cemetery Preservation Inc


    Po Box 1206, Pine Lake, GA 30072

  • Shabbona Lee And Rollo Historical Museum


    119 W Comanche St, Shabbona, IL 60550
    http://rootswebh.ancestry.com/`ilslrhm

  • Shabonna Lee Rollo Local Hstry


    119 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL 60550

  • Sights & Sounds Black Cultural Expo Inc


    Po Box 1538, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

  • Stone Mill Museum


    315 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL 60548

  • Stone Mountain Historic Society Inc


    Po Box 71, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

  • Sycamore Historical Society


    Po Box 502, Sycamore, IL 60178

  • Walker County-african American Historical & Alumni Associati


    Po Box 361358, Decatur, GA 30035

  • Waterman Area Heritage Society


    180 W Lincoln Hwy, Waterman, IL 60556

  • Woodlands Garden Of Decatur Inc


    932 Scott Blvd, Decatur, GA 30030

(updated 2014)



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