Carthage Public Schools

All Schools
(5)
High Schools
(3)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
There are 5 public schools in Carthage, IL, serving 825 students.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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.

Carthage, Illinois Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CarthageCarthage Middle School
    210 South Adams St
    CarthageIL62321
    (217)357-3914
    181 students | Gr. 5-8
  • Carthage
    Carthage Primary School
    210 South Adams St
    CarthageIL62321
    (217)357-9202
    256 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Carthage
    Hancock County Academy
    Alternative School
    553 Main St
    CarthageIL62321
    (217)357-6915
    Alternative School
    5 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Carthage
    Hancock County Learning Center
    Alternative School
    553 Main St
    CarthageIL62321
    (217)357-2294
    Alternative School
    6 students | Gr. 7-12
  • Carthage
    Illini West High School
    600 Miller St
    CarthageIL62321
    (217)357-2136
    377 students | Gr. 9-12

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Did You Know?
Carthage, 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 0.05, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Carthage is Carthage Primary. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.