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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 988 students in Alexander County, IL. Alexander County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Alexander County, IL are Egyptian Senior High School, Egyptian Elementary School and Egyptian Junior High 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 11% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 11% (versus the 37% 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 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Alexander County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Egyptian Senior High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20023 Diswood Rd
    Tamms, IL 62988
    (618) 776-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 103 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Egyptian Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20023 Diswood Rd
    Tamms, IL 62988
    (618) 776-5251

    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Egyptian Junior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20023 Diswood Rd
    Tamms, IL 62988
    (618) 776-5251

    Grades: 6-8 | 91 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Shawnee Elementary School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3365 N State Route 3
    Wolf Lake, IL 62998
    (618) 833-4975

    Grades: PK-5 | 160 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Cairo Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 Elm St
    Cairo, IL 62914
    (618) 734-1027

    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Cairo Jr/sr High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4201 Sycamore St
    Cairo, IL 62914
    (618) 734-4102

    Grades: 6-12 | 170 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Five County Regional Alternative Alternative School
    1001 Walnut Street
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-7290

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a student
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