Top Illinois Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 43% of public school students in Illinois are eligible for free lunch (2024).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Illinois is 21st Century Primary Center with 100% of students eligible.
Eligible for Free Lunch Range: 100% 100% Avg. Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Illinois (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-3
240 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9451
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
A J Katzenmaier Academy
(Math: 3% | Reading: 6%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 4-5
1829 Kennedy Dr
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6330
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
A O Marshall Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
319 Harwood St
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 727-4919
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Addams Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
10810 S Avenue H
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 535-6210
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Air Force High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
3630 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1590
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Albany Park Multicultural Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-5108
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK
170 Algonquin St
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9201
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Anne M Jeans Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-4
16w631 91st St
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 325-8186
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Annette Officer Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-4
558 N 27th St
East Saint Louis, IL 62205
(618) 646-3970
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Ariel Elementary Community Academy
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
1119 E 46th St
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 535-1996
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Armstrong G Elementary Intl Studies
(Math: 28% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
2110 W Greenleaf Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2150
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Army Trail Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
346 W Army Trail Blvd
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 458-2502
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Ashburn Community Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
8300 S Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60652
(773) 535-7860
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Asian Human Services -passage Chrtr
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
1643 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 433-3530
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Austin College And Career High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
231 N Pine Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 534-0660
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Avalon Park Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
8045 S Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 535-6615
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Avon Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
320 E Woods St
Avon, IL 61415
(309) 465-3851
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Avondale - Logandale Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
3212 W George St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5350
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Azuela Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
4707 W Marquette Rd
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 535-7395
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 4-5
401 Concord Dr
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 668-9101
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Barry Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
2828 N Kilbourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
(773) 534-3455
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Barton Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
7650 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 535-3260
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bass Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
1140 W 66th St
Chicago, IL 60621
(773) 535-3275
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bateman Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
4220 N Richmond St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5055
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
5255 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1230
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Beethoven Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
25 W 47th St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1480
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Beidler Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
3151 W Walnut St
Chicago, IL 60612
(773) 534-6811
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-2
250 E Indian Trl
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5554
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bennett Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
10115 S Prairie Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 535-5460
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Berger-vandenberg Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-6
14833 Avalon Ave
Dolton, IL 60419
(708) 841-3606
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bernard Long Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
1003 Farrish St
Madison, IL 62060
(618) 876-6409
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bethel Grade School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
1201 Bethel Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8095
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-3
130 Blackhawk Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9501
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-2
6751 W 63rd Pl
Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 535-2076
Rank: #1 - 5151. - 515.
Bond Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
7050 S May St
Chicago, IL 60621
(773) 535-3480
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Illinois average of public schools students eligible for free lunch?
The Illinois average of public schools students eligible for free lunch is 43%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Illinois?
The best top ranked public schools in Illinois include 21st Century Primary Center, A J Katzenmaier Academy and A O Marshall Elementary School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Illinois?
The public high school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Illinois is Air Force High School, with a value of 100%. The public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch is 21st Century Primary Center, with a value of 100%.

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