Top 10 Best Aurora Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 44 public elementary schools serving 21,453 students in Aurora, IL.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Aurora, IL are Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School, Francis Granger Middle School and Homestead Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aurora, IL public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 30% statewide average). Elementary schools in Aurora have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Best Aurora, IL Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2700 Stonebridge Blvd
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 375-3200
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: #22.
Francis Granger Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2721 Stonebridge Blvd
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 375-1010
Grades: 6-8
| 1,042 students
Rank: #33.
Homestead Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2830 Hillsboro Blvd
Aurora, IL 60503
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 487 students
Rank: #44.
John C Dunham Stem Partnership School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 947-1240
Grades: 3-8
| 0 students
Rank: #55.
The Wheatlands Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2290 Barrington Dr
Aurora, IL 60503
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #66.
Wolfs Crossing Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3015 Heggs Rd
Aurora, IL 60503
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #77.
Reba O Steck Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
460 Inverness Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3500
Grades: K-5
| 650 students
Rank: #88.
Nancy Young Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Asbury Dr
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 375-3800
Grades: K-5
| 603 students
Rank: #99.
Still Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
787 Meadowridge Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #1010.
Bednarcik Junior High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3025 Heggs Rd
Aurora, IL 60503
(630) 636-3489
Grades: 6-8
| 579 students
Rank: #1111.
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
157 N Root St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-7175
Grades: 4-8
| 271 students
Rank: #1212.
Fischer Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1305 Long Grove Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3100
Grades: 6-8
| 821 students
Rank: #1313.
Peter M Gombert Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2707 Ridge Rd
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3700
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: #1414.
Success Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1870 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5050
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
231 S Constitution Dr
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5017
Grades: 6-8
| 658 students
Rank: #1616.
Freeman Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
153 S Randall Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5002
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #1717.
Herget Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 Deerpath Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5006
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1818.
C I Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1934 Liberty St
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 299-5400
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Georgetown Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
995 Long Grove Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3456
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Mccleery Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 W Illinois Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5012
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #2121.
Mccarty Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Village Green Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 375-3400
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #2222.
Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1151 Plum St
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5009
Grades: 6-8
| 623 students
Rank: #2323.
Greenman Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
729 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5004
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Oak Park Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Front St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
W S Beaupre Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
954 E Benton St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5390
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #2626.
Smith Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1332 Robinwood Dr
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5015
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #2727.
Hall Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Heather Dr
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5005
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Edna Rollins Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
950 Kane St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Hope D Wall Tmh Child Dev Center
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
449 New Indian Trl Ct
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5008
Grades: PK-12
| 8 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Rose E Krug Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Melrose Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5280
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: #3131.
John Gates Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
800 7th Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #32 - 3632. - 36.
C M Bardwell Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 702 students
Rank: #32 - 3632. - 36.
G N Dieterich Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1141 Jackson St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8280
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #32 - 3632. - 36.
Hill Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
724 Pennsylvania Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 301-5007
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #32 - 3632. - 36.
Mabel O Donnell Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 Reckinger Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Aurora, IL?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Aurora, IL include Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School, Francis Granger Middle School and Homestead Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Aurora, IL?
44 public elementary schools are located in Aurora, IL.
What is the racial composition of students in Aurora, IL?
Aurora, IL public elementary schools minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public elementary schools average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

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