Top 5 Best Alexander County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 621 students in Alexander County, IL (there are 1 private school, serving 17 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Alexander County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Alexander County, IL are Egyptian Sr High School, Cairo Jr/sr High School and Cairo Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alexander County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 11% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Alexander County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Alexander County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Egyptian Sr High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
Grades: 9-12
| 110 students
Rank: #22.
Cairo Jr/sr High School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-2187
Grades: 7-12
| 113 students
Rank: #33.
Cairo Elementary School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Elm St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-1027
Grades: PK-6
| 163 students
Rank: #44.
Egyptian Jr High School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
Grades: 6-8
| 69 students
Rank: #55.
Egyptian Elementary School
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
Rank: n/an/a
Five County Reg Voc Center
Vocational School
130 Washington St
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2703
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Five County Reg Voc System
Vocational School
130 Washington Ave
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2703
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Alexander County, IL

Alexander County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
434 18th St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-0344
Grades: 3-6
| n/a students
2403 Walnut
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-9474
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2403 Walnut St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-0300
Grades: 6-8
| 181 students
2nd And Washington
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2703
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
1615 Commercial Ave
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-4211
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2nd And Washington St
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 543-9023
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
8500 Supermax Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2042
Grades: 12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Alexander County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Alexander County, IL include Egyptian Sr High School, Cairo Jr/sr High School and Cairo Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Alexander County, IL?
7 public schools are located in Alexander County, IL.
What percentage of students in Alexander County, IL go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Alexander County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Alexander County, IL?
Alexander County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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