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 State Board of Education
The City of Metropolis is well served by institutions of higher
Community College 20 miles
Illinois University/Carbondale 65 miles
State University/Kentucky 50 miles
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.
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.