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For the 2021 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 39,660 students in Aurora, IL. Aurora has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Aurora, IL are Stem Partnership School, Wolfs Crossing Elementary School and Metea Valley High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aurora, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Aurora have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Aurora, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Stem Partnership School Alternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    405 S Gladstone Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 844-5626

    Grades: 3-8 | 198 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Wolfs Crossing Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3015 Heggs Rd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489

    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Metea Valley High School Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1801 N Eola Rd
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 375-5900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,887 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    157 N Root St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-7175

    Grades: 3-8 | 449 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Homestead Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2830 Hillsboro Blvd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489

    Grades: K-5 | 637 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Waubonsie Valley High School Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2590 Ogden Ave
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,642 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Nancy Young Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    800 Asbury Dr
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 375-3800

    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bednarcik Junior High School Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3025 Heggs Rd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489

    Grades: 6-8 | 712 students
  • Rank: #99.
    The Wheatlands Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2290 Barrington Dr
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489

    Grades: K-5 | 608 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Francis Granger Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2721 Stonebridge
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 375-1010

    Grades: 6-8 | 993 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2700 Stonebridge
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 375-3200

    Grades: K-5 | 775 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Still Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    787 Meadowridge Dr
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3900

    Grades: 6-8 | 787 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Reba O Steck Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    460 Inverness Dr
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3500

    Grades: K-5 | 575 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Peter M Gombert Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2707 Ridge Rd
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3700

    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Fischer Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1305 Long Grove Dr
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3100

    Grades: 6-8 | 909 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Freeman Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    153 S Randall Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Mccarty Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3000 Village Green
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3400

    Grades: K-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    West Aurora High School Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 W New York St
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,665 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Herget Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1550 Deerpath Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: 6-8 | 722 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Jefferson Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1151 Plum St
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5009

    Grades: 6-8 | 640 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Indian Plains Alternative School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1322 N Eola Rd
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 375-3375

    Grades: 9-12 | 58 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Georgetown Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    995 Long Grove Dr
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3456

    Grades: K-5 | 516 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Mccleery Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1002 W Illinois Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5012

    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Olney C Allen Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 S Farnsworth Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Washington Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    231 S Constitution
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5017

    Grades: 6-8 | 778 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Smith Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1332 Robinwood Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Hill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    724 Pennsylvania Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    L D Brady Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Columbia St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5425

    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Mabel O Donnell Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1640 Reckinger Rd
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Hall Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Heather Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    C M Bardwell Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 S Lincoln Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5300

    Grades: K-5 | 821 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    G N Dieterich Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1141 Jackson St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8280

    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    East High School Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 Tomcat Ln
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,904 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 Jungles Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8200

    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    C F Simmons Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1130 Sheffer Rd
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-4150

    Grades: 6-8 | 990 students
  • Show 19 more public schools in Aurora, IL (out of 54 total schools)
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