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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 179 top blue ribbon public schools in Illinois, serving 100,961 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Top Illinois Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Glen Ellyn Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    380 Greenfield Ave
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630)790-6400

    547 students
    Year: 2005
  • Oak Park Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    1111 S Grove Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708)524-3110

    637 students
    Year: 2005
  • Elk Grove Village Adolph Link Elementary School
    900 W Glenn Trl
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    (847)357-5300

    567 students
    Year: 2007
  • Deerfield Alan B Shepard Middle School
    440 Grove Ave
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)948-0620

    513 students
    Year: 2008, 2016
  • Olympia Fields Arcadia Elementary School
    20519 Arcadian Dr
    Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (708)747-3535

    451 students
    Year: 2009
  • Barrington Arnett C Lines Elementary School
    217 Eastern Ave
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847)842-3550

    462 students
    Year: 2008
  • Chicago Audubon Elementary School
    3500 N Hoyne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773)534-5470

    570 students
    Year: 2011
  • Barrington Barbara B Rose Elementary School
    61 W Penny Rd
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847)844-1200

    437 students
    Year: 2014
  • Belleville Belle Valley School
    2465 Amann Dr
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618)236-5200

    974 students
    Year: 2005
  • Chicago Black Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    9101 S Euclid Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773)535-6390

    456 students
    Year: 2008
  • Oak Brook Brook Forest Elementary School
    60 Regent Dr
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
    (630)325-6888

    338 students
    Year: 2014
  • Elmhurst Bryan Middle School
    111 W Butterfield Rd
    Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (630)617-2350

    702 students
    Year: 2012
  • Oak Brook Butler Junior High School
    2801 York Rd
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
    (630)573-2760

    180 students
    Year: 2006, 2015
  • Cambridge Cambridge Community Grade School
    312 S West St
    Cambridge, IL 61238
    (309)937-2028

    279 students
    Year: 2006
  • Carlinville Carlinville Primary School
    18456 Shipman Rd
    Carlinville, IL 62626
    (217)854-9849

    408 students
    Year: 2011
  • Murphysboro Carrurs Elementary School
    80 Candy Ln
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)687-3231

    442 students
    Year: 2004
  • Washington Central Intermediate School
    1301 Eagle Ave
    Washington, IL 61571
    (309)444-3943

    675 students
    Year: 2017
  • Glencoe Central School
    620 Greenwood Ave
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    (847)835-7600

    606 students
    Year: 2007
  • Deerfield Charles J Caruso Middle School
    1801 Montgomery Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)945-8430

    574 students
    Year: 2017
  • Peoria Charter Oak Primary School
    5221 W Timberedge Dr
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309)693-4433

    425 students
    Year: 2003, 2012
  • Clarendon Hills Clarendon Hills Middle School
    301 Chicago Ave
    Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
    (630)861-4800

    647 students
    Year: 2009
  • Naperville Clifford Crone Middle School
    4020 111th St
    Naperville, IL 60564
    (630)428-5600

    986 students
    Year: 2009
  • Libertyville Copeland Manor Elementary School
    801 7th Ave
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)362-0240

    424 students
    Year: 2017
  • Barrington Countryside Elementary School
    205 W County Line Rd
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847)381-1162

    401 students
    Year: 2016
  • Dahlgren Dahlgren Elementary School
    Po Box 70
    Dahlgren, IL 62828
    (618)736-2316

    172 students
    Year: 2004
  • Albers Damiansville Elementary School
    101 E Main St
    Albers, IL 62215
    (618)248-5188

    114 students
    Year: 2016
  • Lincolnshire Daniel Wright Junior High School
    1370 N Riverwoods Rd
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    (847)295-1560

    820 students
    Year: 2010, 2016
  • Deerfield Deerfield High School
    1959 Waukegan Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (224)632-3000

    1646 students
    Year: 2009
  • Pekin Dirksen Elementary School
    501 Maywood Ave
    Pekin, IL 61554
    (309)477-4711

    164 students
    Year: 2003
  • Buffalo Grove Earl Pritchett School
    200 Horatio Blvd
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847)353-5700

    588 students
    Year: 2016
  • Canton Eastview Elementary School
    1490 E Myrtle St
    Canton, IL 61520
    (309)647-0136

    361 students
    Year: 2003
  • Elmhurst Edison Elementary School
    246 S Fair Ave
    Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (630)834-4272

    275 students
    Year: 2010
  • Joliet Eisenhower Academy Magnet School
    406 Burke Dr
    Joliet, IL 60433
    (815)723-0233

    261 students
    Year: 2016
  • Chicago Ridge Elden D Finley Junior High School
    10835 Lombard Ave
    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    (708)636-2005

    384 students
    Year: 2008
  • Belleville Ellis Elementary School
    250 Illini Dr
    Belleville, IL 62223
    (618)538-6114

    427 students
    Year: 2008
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