Massac Unit District #1

Massac County schools serve approximately 2,100 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

Average class size – elementary: 18.6
Average class size – high school: 13.1
Rate of attendance 95%
Graduation Rate 85%
Average ACT scores 19.4

Source: Illinois District Report Card, Massac Unit District #1, Metropolis, Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education

Higher Education

The City of Metropolis is well served by institutions of higher learning.

Shawnee Community College 20 miles
Southern Illinois University/Carbondale 65 miles
Murray State University/Kentucky 50 miles
Southeast Missouri University/Cape Girardeau 60 miles

Shawnee Community College is building a 10,000 s.f. regional training center in the City’s industrial park. This facility will provide customized training for the region’s employers.

Metropolis Public Library

The City of Metropolis has just completed a $1.5 million renovation of the City’s public library and is now equipped with state of the art computers.