Hamilton County Public Schools

All Schools
(4)
High Schools
(1)
Elementary
(3)
Pre-K
(1)
There are 4 public schools in Hamilton County, Illinois, serving 1,254 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois state average of 50%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Hamilton County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • DahlgrenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dahlgren Elementary School
    5th And Dale St
    DahlgrenIL62828
    (618)736-2316
    161 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Mc LeansboroEast Side Elementary School
    501 East Randolph St
    Mc LeansboroIL62859
    (618)643-2328
    511 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Mc Leansboro
    Hamilton County Jr/sr High School
    1 Fox Ln
    Mc LeansboroIL62859
    (618)643-2328
    507 students | Gr. 7-12
  • Mc Leansboro
    Hamilton County Preschool Center
    204 West Cherry St
    Mc LeansboroIL62859
    (618)643-2328
    75 students | Gr. PK

County Statistics

About Hamilton County County Statistics (IL) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 8,327 people 12,309,604 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 17% 24%
Median Household Income $35,793 $51,389
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Did You Know?
Hamilton County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.95. The most diverse school district in Hamilton County is Hamilton School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.