Top 10 Best Aurora Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public middle schools serving 8,075 students in Aurora, IL.
The top ranked public middle schools in Aurora, IL are Francis Granger Middle School, John C Dunham Stem Partnership School and Still Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aurora, IL public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 31% statewide average). Middle schools in Aurora have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Best Aurora, IL Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
Henry W Cowherd Middle School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
441 N Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 921 students
Rank: #1313.
C F Simmons Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 Sheffer Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #1414.
K D Waldo Middle School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 4%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
56 Jackson St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 949 students
Rank: n/an/a
East Aurora High School Rssp
Alternative School
1685 N Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 232-5963
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
West Aurora High School Rssp
Alternative School
1870 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 232-5963
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Aurora, IL?
The top ranked public middle schools in Aurora, IL include Francis Granger Middle School, John C Dunham Stem Partnership School and Still Middle School.
How many public middle schools are located in Aurora, IL?
16 public middle schools are located in Aurora, IL.
What is the racial composition of students in Aurora, IL?
Aurora, IL public middle schools minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle schools average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

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