Wayne County Public Schools

There are 13 public schools in Wayne County, Illinois, serving 2,547 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Illinois state average of 50%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Wayne County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CisneBerry Attendance Center
    Rr 2
    83 students | Gr. PK-2
  • FairfieldCenter Street Elementary School
    200 West Center St
    443 students | Gr. 4-8
  • CisneCisne High School
    Rr 45
    128 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Cisne
    Cisne Middle School
    206 Mulberry St
    142 students | Gr. 5-8
  • FairfieldFairfield Community High School
    300 West King St
    410 students | Gr. 9-12
  • GeffGeff Elementary School
    201 East Lafayette St
    92 students | Gr. KG-8
  • FairfieldJasper Elementary School
    Rr 3 473
    162 students | Gr. KG-8
  • JohnsonvilleJohnsonville Elementary School
    Rr 161
    84 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Mount ErieMount Erie Elementary School
    Rr 161
    Mount ErieIL62446
    74 students | Gr. KG-4
  • FairfieldNew Hope Elementary School
    Rr 4 243
    190 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Fairfield
    North Side Elementary School
    806 North 1st St
    275 students | Gr. KG-3
  • Wayne CityWayne City Attendance Center
    302 Mill St
    Wayne CityIL62895
    304 students | Gr. 2-8
  • Wayne City
    Wayne City High School
    302 Mill St
    Wayne CityIL62895
    160 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Wayne County County Statistics (IL) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 15,631 people 12,309,604 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 16% 24%
Median Household Income $48,365 $51,389
Recent Public School Articles
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Wayne 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 0.46, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Galileo Charter School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or in the USA.