Top Illinois Public Schools

Student by Ethnicity

(IL) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
26%
Black
17%
White
48%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Illinois (2020)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Decatur Classical Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-67030 N Sacramento Av
    ChicagoIL 60645
    (773)534-2201

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Payton College Preparatory High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121034 N Wells St
    ChicagoIL 60610
    (773)534-0034

  • Rank: #33.
    Edison Elementary Regional Gifted CenterMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-84929 N Sawyer Ave
    ChicagoIL 60625
    (773)534-0540

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8640 W Scott St
    ChicagoIL 60610
    (773)534-8500

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-84664 N Rockton Ave
    RockfordIL 61103
    (815)490-5400

  • Rank: #66.
    Iles Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-81700 S 15th St
    SpringfieldIL 62703
    (217)525-3226

  • Rank: #77.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-83020 W 108th St
    ChicagoIL 60655
    (773)535-2636

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125501 N Kedzie Ave
    ChicagoIL 60625
    (773)534-3954

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Young Magnet High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-12211 S Laflin St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7500

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-44704 N Rockton Ave
    RockfordIL 61103
    (815)966-3370

  • View Full List of Top Ranked IL Schools

Top Illinois Public Schools by County (2020)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
25 Schools
9,236 Students
16% Minority
7 Schools
988 Students
47% Minority
8 Schools
2,260 Students
11% Minority
19 Schools
9,643 Students
44% Minority
3 Schools
730 Students
4% Minority
25 Schools
5,128 Students
22% Minority
4 Schools
583 Students
5% Minority
10 Schools
2,228 Students
11% Minority
8 Schools
2,308 Students
46% Minority
61 Schools
25,084 Students
48% Minority
21 Schools
5,109 Students
6% Minority
9 Schools
2,587 Students
5% Minority
8 Schools
2,361 Students
5% Minority
20 Schools
4,964 Students
9% Minority
17 Schools
6,618 Students
13% Minority
1,374 Schools
765,731 Students
75% Minority
10 Schools
2,853 Students
6% Minority
6 Schools
1,639 Students
3% Minority
9 Schools
2,479 Students
10% Minority
40 Schools
16,455 Students
31% Minority
11 Schools
3,005 Students
16% Minority
260 Schools
148,164 Students
47% Minority
16 Schools
3,003 Students
5% Minority
3 Schools
926 Students
4% Minority
17 Schools
5,068 Students
6% Minority
14 Schools
2,942 Students
5% Minority
9 Schools
2,633 Students
10% Minority
20 Schools
6,161 Students
5% Minority
25 Schools
5,650 Students
5% Minority
3 Schools
752 Students
4% Minority
6 Schools
1,842 Students
4% Minority
26 Schools
12,361 Students
23% Minority
4 Schools
1,229 Students
4% Minority
15 Schools
2,908 Students
5% Minority
3 Schools
573 Students
7% Minority
4 Schools
788 Students
7% Minority
27 Schools
8,308 Students
15% Minority
24 Schools
4,305 Students
18% Minority
22 Schools
7,057 Students
37% Minority
6 Schools
1,333 Students
3% Minority
24 Schools
5,755 Students
22% Minority
9 Schools
2,599 Students
5% Minority
20 Schools
3,369 Students
11% Minority
8 Schools
1,970 Students
5% Minority
151 Schools
93,618 Students
57% Minority
40 Schools
17,726 Students
43% Minority
48 Schools
29,332 Students
41% Minority
22 Schools
6,911 Students
28% Minority
204 Schools
127,180 Students
53% Minority
47 Schools
15,595 Students
25% Minority
6 Schools
2,171 Students
5% Minority
15 Schools
4,150 Students
15% Minority
23 Schools
5,793 Students
13% Minority
14 Schools
3,635 Students
10% Minority
46 Schools
15,970 Students
40% Minority
28 Schools
8,264 Students
5% Minority
79 Schools
38,087 Students
26% Minority
27 Schools
6,415 Students
14% Minority
7 Schools
1,708 Students
6% Minority
9 Schools
2,339 Students
4% Minority
9 Schools
2,293 Students
17% Minority
15 Schools
3,395 Students
17% Minority
85 Schools
54,211 Students
29% Minority
57 Schools
25,651 Students
32% Minority
8 Schools
1,849 Students
5% Minority
8 Schools
2,140 Students
8% Minority
13 Schools
5,152 Students
5% Minority
16 Schools
4,232 Students
6% Minority
27 Schools
4,912 Students
21% Minority
7 Schools
1,750 Students
6% Minority
29 Schools
8,857 Students
23% Minority
75 Schools
27,800 Students
49% Minority
11 Schools
2,825 Students
12% Minority
13 Schools
3,019 Students
6% Minority
12 Schools
2,521 Students
3% Minority
2 Schools
532 Students
6% Minority
6 Schools
829 Students
46% Minority
4 Schools
867 Students
15% Minority
15 Schools
4,086 Students
12% Minority
4 Schools
2,417 Students
9% Minority
54 Schools
22,230 Students
46% Minority
15 Schools
4,108 Students
14% Minority
74 Schools
29,860 Students
33% Minority
4 Schools
1,061 Students
8% Minority
5 Schools
839 Students
2% Minority
14 Schools
2,793 Students
3% Minority
93 Schools
42,895 Students
52% Minority
5 Schools
873 Students
9% Minority
20 Schools
6,347 Students
34% Minority
57 Schools
20,402 Students
10% Minority
14 Schools
2,637 Students
13% Minority
37 Schools
12,647 Students
34% Minority
5 Schools
1,621 Students
3% Minority
11 Schools
2,664 Students
29% Minority
8 Schools
1,852 Students
7% Minority
12 Schools
2,477 Students
4% Minority
14 Schools
2,508 Students
4% Minority
32 Schools
9,062 Students
27% Minority
187 Schools
123,028 Students
49% Minority
25 Schools
10,331 Students
16% Minority
91 Schools
44,836 Students
52% Minority
21 Schools
6,771 Students
7% Minority
Recent Articles
Public schools have been the recent grounds of tuberculosis infections. Learn about the symptoms and how to protect your child from catching tuberculosis.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.