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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 185   (0.53%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 82   (0.23%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 240   (0.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,039   (2.98%)
  • 9th Grade: 807   (2.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,222   (3.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,066   (3.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,087   (3.11%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 12,955   (37.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3,137   (8.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,758   (13.63%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,733   (4.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4,390   (12.58%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,342   (3.85%)
  • Professional School Degree: 585   (1.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 273   (0.78%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 169   (0.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 84   (0.21%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 204   (0.51%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,253   (3.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 818   (2.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,477   (3.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,471   (3.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,448   (3.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 15,656   (38.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4,034   (10.01%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 5,118   (12.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 2,430   (6.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4,158   (10.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,466   (3.64%)
  • Professional School Degree: 385   (0.96%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 123   (0.31%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Macon County, Illinois)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 1,240

5 to 9 years : 6,003

10 to 14 years : 5,970

15 to 17 years : 3,360

18 and 19 years : 1,238

20 to 24 years : 1,649

25 to 34 years : 979

35 years and over : 1,040

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 230

5 to 9 years : 599

10 to 14 years : 759

15 to 17 years : 573

18 and 19 years : 959

20 to 24 years : 1,101

25 to 34 years : 400

35 years and over : 480

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,148

5 to 9 years : 374

10 to 14 years : 183

15 to 17 years : 171

18 and 19 years : 799

20 to 24 years : 4,632

25 to 34 years : 11,596

35 years and over : 60,355


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Macon County, Illinois

  • Decatur Sd 61


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 101 W Cerro Gordo St, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 424-3011, Students: 9,822 )

  • Mt Zion Cusd 3


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 455 Elm St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2366, Students: 2,450 )

  • Warrensburg-latham Cusd 11


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 430 W North St, Warrensburg, IL 62573, Phone: (217) 672-3514, Students: 1,115 )

  • Maroa Forsyth Cusd 2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 738, Maroa, IL 61756, Phone: (217) 794-3488, Students: 1,112 )

  • Meridian Cusd 15


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 347, Blue Mound, IL 62513, Phone: (217) 692-2599, Students: 1,102 )

  • Argenta-oreana Cusd 1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 440, Argenta, IL 62501, Phone: (217) 795-2313, Students: 994 )

  • Sangamon Valley Cusd 9


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 200, Niantic, IL 62551, Phone: (217) 668-2338, Students: 822 )

  • Macon/piatt Roe


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 1690 Huston Dr, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 872-3721, Students: 116 )

  • Macon-piatt Spec Educ Jnt Agr


    ( Location: 101 W Cerro Gordo St, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 424-3023, )

  • Decatur Area Technical Academy


    ( Location: 300 E Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 424-3070, )

  • Heartland Region


    ( Location: 300 E Eldorado Rm117, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 424-3438, )

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

  • Warrensburg-latham Elem/middle


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 100 West St, Warrensburg, IL 62573, Phone: (217) 672-3612, Students: 781 )

  • Stephen Decatur Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 1 Educational Park, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 876-8017, Students: 643 )

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 4735 E Cantrell St, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3190, Students: 638 )

  • Mt Zion Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 310 S Henderson St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2921, Students: 551 )

  • Johns Hill Magnet School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1025 E Johns Ave, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3196, Students: 529 )

  • Argenta-oreana Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 400 W South St, Oreana, IL 62554, Phone: (217) 468-2121, Students: 483 )

  • Hope Academy


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 955 N Illinois, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3333, Students: 469 )

  • Mcgaughey Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 1320 W Main St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2711, Students: 405 )

  • Pershing Early Learning Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 2912 N University, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 876-8327, Students: 394 )

  • Michael E Baum Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 801 S Lake Ridge Ave, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3259, Students: 390 )

  • Mt Zion Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 315 S Henderson St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2369, Students: 390 )

  • South Shores Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2500 S Franklin St, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3243, Students: 383 )

  • Mary W French Academy


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 520 W Wood St, Decatur, IL 62522, Phone: (217) 424-3240, Students: 369 )

  • Garfield Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 300 Meadow Terrace, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3244, Students: 354 )

  • Benjamin Franklin Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2440 N Summit Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 424-3220, Students: 351 )

  • Muffley Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 88 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3194, Students: 338 )

  • Maroa-forsyth Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 137 Grant St, Forsyth, IL 62535, Phone: (217) 877-2023, Students: 333 )

  • Enterprise Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2115 S Taylor Rd, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3245, Students: 311 )

  • Mt Zion Elem School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 725 W Main St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-3631, Students: 305 )

  • Oak Grove Accelerated School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2160 W Center St, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 424-3217, Students: 304 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Macon County, Illinois

  • Macarthur High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1155 N Fairview Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 424-3156, Students: 1,327 )

  • Eisenhower High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1200 S 16th St, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 424-3100, Students: 1,229 )

  • Mt Zion High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 305 S Henderson St, Mount Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2363, Students: 799 )

  • Maroa-forsyth Senior High Sch


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 738, Maroa, IL 61756, Phone: (217) 794-3463, Students: 363 )

  • Meridian High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 380, Macon, IL 62544, Phone: (217) 764-5233, Students: 335 )

  • Warrensburg-latham High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 425 W North St, Warrensburg, IL 62573, Phone: (217) 672-3531, Students: 334 )

  • Argenta-oreana High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 469, Argenta, IL 62501, Phone: (217) 795-4821, Students: 300 )

  • Sangamon Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 200, Niantic, IL 62551, Phone: (217) 668-2392, Students: 213 )

  • Futures Unlimited


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 250 E William St, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 429-1054, Students: 96 )

  • Decatur Correctional Center


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: Po Box 3066, Decatur, IL 62524, Phone: (217) 877-0353, Students: 1 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Macon County, Illinois

  • Richland Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 3,274; Location: Ne College Pk, Decatur, IL 62521, Web: http://www.richland.edu )

  • Millikin University


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 2,376; Location: 184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522, Web: http://www.millikin.edu )

  • Mr John's School Of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails


    ( 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 68; Location: 745 E Eldorado, Decatur, IL 62521, Web: http://www.mrjohns.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In Macon County, Illinois

  • Lutheran School Assoc


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2001 E Mound Road, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 233-2001, Students: 542 )

  • Decatur Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 3475 N Maple Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 877-5636, Students: 250 )

  • Our Lady Of Lourdes School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 3950 Lourdes Drive, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 877-4408, Students: 238 )

  • Holy Family Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 2400 S Franklin Street Road, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 423-7049, Students: 225 )

  • St Patrick Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 412 N Jackson Street, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 423-4351, Students: 137 )

  • St James School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 249 S Webster Street, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 422-7031, Students: 103 )

  • Maranatha Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: 555 W Imboden Drive, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 423-2452, Students: 88 )

  • Hillside Bethel Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 3575 E Greenhill Road, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 429-5590, Students: 58 )

  • Northwest Christian Campus


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1306 N Stanley Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 429-0563, Students: 49 )

  • Prairie Flower Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 3130 Turpin Road, Decatur, IL 62521, Phone: (217) 423-5200, Students: 5 )

  • Antioch Christian Academy


    ( Grades: .-., Location: 530 W Mound Road, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 875-1730, )

Academic Libraries In Macon County, Illinois

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Macon County, Illinois

  • Argenta Branch Library


    100 East Water Street, Argenta, IL 62501

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Macon County, Illinois

  • Argenta-oreana Public Library District


    100 South Route 48, Oreana, IL 62554

  • Barclay Public Library District


    220 South Main Street, Warrensburg, IL 62573

  • Blue Mound Memorial Library District


    213 North Saint Marie Street, Blue Mound, IL 62513

  • Decatur Public Library


    130 North Franklin Street, Decatur, IL 62523

  • Forsyth Public Library


    268 South Elwood Street, Forsyth, IL 62535

  • Maroa Public Library District


    305 East Garfield Street, Maroa, IL 61756

  • Mount Zion Public Library District


    115 West Main Street, Mount Zion, IL 62549

  • South Macon Public Library District


    451 West Glenn Street, Macon, IL 62544

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Macon County, Illinois


  • American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation


    204 E Moore St, La Plata, MO 63549

  • Birks Museum


    1184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522

  • Chevrolet Hall Of Fame Museum


    3635 E Us Route 36, Decatur, IL 62521
    http://chevrolethalloffamemuseum.com

  • Childrens Museum Of Illinois


    55 S C C Rd, Decatur, IL 62521
    http://www.cmofil.com

  • Flint River Farms School Preservation Society


    Po Box 12, Montezuma, GA 31063

  • Folk Heritage Associaion Of Macon County


    Po Box 1416, Franklin, NC 28734

  • Friends For La Plata Preservation


    424 E Sanders St, La Plata, MO 63549

  • Friends Of Colonel Frederick Wm V Blees Historical Academy


    Po Box 306, Macon, MO 63552

  • Friends Of The Scottish Tartans Museum And Heritage Center I


    Box 2216, Franklin, NC 28734

  • Friends Of Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Inc


    Po Box 831199, Tuskegee, AL 36083

  • Gallery 510 Arts Guild Ltd


    160 E Main St Ste 100a, Decatur, IL 62523

  • Gem And Mineral Society Of Franklin, Ne


    25 Phillips St, Franklin, NC 28734
    http://fgmm.org

  • Governor Oglesby Mansion


    421 W William St, Decatur, IL 62522
    http://www.maconcountyconservation.org

  • Harris Barrett School Inc


    1755 County Road 27, Tuskegee, AL 36083

  • Hieronymus Mueller Family Foundation


    420 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522
    http://muellermuseum.org

  • Historic Properties & Preservation Foundation


    1420 W Sunset Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

  • Illinois Traction Society


    264 N Victoria Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

(updated 2014)



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