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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 50 top blue ribbon public middle schools in Illinois, serving 33,333 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 41% 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 Middle Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Deerfield Alan B Shepard Middle School
    440 Grove Ave
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)948-0620

    513 students
    Year: 2008, 2016
  • Chicago Audubon Elementary School
    3500 N Hoyne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773)534-5470

    570 students
    Year: 2011
  • Aviston Aviston Elementary School
    350 S Hull St
    Aviston, IL 62216
    (618)228-7245

    387 students
    Year: 2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Chicago Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center Magnet School
    4929 N Sawyer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773)534-0540

    278 students
    Year: 2018
  • Chicago Ridge Elden D Finley Junior High School
    10835 Lombard Ave
    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    (708)636-2005

    384 students
    Year: 2008
  • Chicago Frazier Perspectives Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    4027 W Grenshaw St
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773)534-6880

    275 students
    Year: 2013
  • Carbondale Giant City Elementary School
    1062 Boskydell Rd
    Carbondale, IL 62902
    (618)457-5391

    246 students
    Year: 2018
  • Naperville Gordon Gregory Middle School
    2621 Springdale Cir
    Naperville, IL 60564
    (630)428-6300

    910 students
    Year: 2008
  • Willowbrook Gower Middle School
    7941 S Madison St
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630)323-8275

    398 students
    Year: 2012
  • Chicago Greeley Elementary School
    832 W Sheridan Rd
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773)534-5800

    647 students
    Year: 2007
  • Hickory Hills H H Conrady Junior High School
    7950 W 97th St
    Hickory Hills, IL 60457
    (708)233-4500

    975 students
    Year: 2017
  • Saint Charles Haines Middle School
    305 S 9th St
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (331)228-3100

    1039 students
    Year: 2006
  • Frankfort Hickory Creek Middle School
    22150 S Owens Rd
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    (815)469-4474

    894 students
    Year: 2018
  • Libertyville Highland Middle School
    310 W Rockland Rd
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)362-9020

    909 students
    Year: 2010
  • Hinsdale Hinsdale Middle School
    100 S Garfield St
    Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (630)861-4700

    780 students
    Year: 2009
  • Chicago Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Magnet School
    1340 W Harrison St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773)534-7000

    564 students
    Year: 2010
  • Clifton John L Nash Middle School
    1134 E 3100 North Rd
    Clifton, IL 60927
    (815)694-2323

    334 students
    Year: 2012
  • Lisle Kennedy Junior High School
    2929 Green Trails Dr
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (630)420-3220

    948 students
    Year: 2008, 2016
  • Chicago Lane Technical High School Magnet School
    2501 W Addison St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773)534-5400

    4049 students
    Year: 2012
  • Chicago Lasalle Elementary Language Academy Magnet School
    1734 N Orleans St
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773)534-8470

    559 students
    Year: 2015
  • Chicago Leland Elementary School
    512 S Lavergne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)534-6340

    567 students
    Year: 2004
  • Springfield Lincoln Magnet School Magnet School
    300 S 11th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217)525-3236

    311 students
    Year: 2011
  • Park Ridge Lincoln Middle School
    200 S Lincoln Ave
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (847)318-4215

    690 students
    Year: 2006
  • Western Springs Mcclure Junior High School
    4225 Wolf Rd
    Western Springs, IL 60558
    (708)246-7590

    499 students
    Year: 2010, 2017
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