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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 49 top blue ribbon public preschools in Illinois, serving 21,110 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 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), 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 Preschools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • 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
  • Lombard Butterfield Elementary School
    2s500 Gray Ave
    Lombard, IL 60148
    (630)827-4000

    356 students
    Year: 2018
  • Cambridge Cambridge Community Grade School
    312 S West St
    Cambridge, IL 61238
    (309)937-2028

    279 students
    Year: 2006
  • Albers Damiansville Elementary School
    101 E Main St
    Albers, IL 62215
    (618)248-5188

    114 students
    Year: 2016
  • Buffalo Grove Earl Pritchett School
    200 Horatio Blvd
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847)353-5700

    588 students
    Year: 2016
  • Belleville Ellis Elementary School
    250 Illini Dr
    Belleville, IL 62223
    (618)538-6114

    427 students
    Year: 2008
  • Freeport Empire Elementary School
    1325 Empire St
    Freeport, IL 61032
    (815)232-0380

    285 students
    Year: 2008
  • Carol Stream Evergreen Elementary School
    1041 Evergreen Dr
    Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (630)876-7810

    366 students
    Year: 2018
  • Minonk Fieldcrest Elementary - South
    523 Johnson St
    Minonk, IL 61760
    (309)432-2838

    190 students
    Year: 2007
  • Hoffman Estates Frank C Whiteley Elementary School
    4335 Haman Ave
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
    (847)963-7200

    610 students
    Year: 2003
  • Peoria Franklin Primary School
    807 W Columbia Ter
    Peoria, IL 61606
    (309)682-2693

    483 students
    Year: 2005
  • Carbondale Giant City Elementary School
    1062 Boskydell Rd
    Carbondale, IL 62902
    (618)457-5391

    246 students
    Year: 2018
  • Chicago Greeley Elementary School
    832 W Sheridan Rd
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773)534-5800

    647 students
    Year: 2007
  • Arlington Heights Greenbrier Elementary School
    2330 N Verde Dr
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847)398-4272

    393 students
    Year: 2011
  • Glenview Henking Elementary School
    2941 Linneman St
    Glenview, IL 60025
    (847)998-5035

    476 students
    Year: 2003
  • Morton Grove Hynes Elementary School
    9000 Belleforte Ave
    Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (847)965-4500

    370 students
    Year: 2018
  • Fairview Heights Illini Elementary School
    21 Circle Dr
    Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (618)398-5552

    364 students
    Year: 2004
  • Chicago Leland Elementary School
    512 S Lavergne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)534-6340

    567 students
    Year: 2004
  • Morton Lincoln Elementary School
    100 S Nebraska Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)266-6989

    518 students
    Year: 2013
  • Glenview Lyon Elementary School
    1335 Waukegan Rd
    Glenview, IL 60025
    (847)998-5045

    483 students
    Year: 2003
  • Byron Mary Morgan Elementary School
    420 N Colfax St
    Byron, IL 61010
    (815)234-5491

    652 students
    Year: 2017
  • Milledgeville Milledgeville Elementary School
    100 E 8th St
    Milledgeville, IL 61051
    (815)225-7141

    158 students
    Year: 2004
  • New Berlin New Berlin Elementary School
    600 N Cedar St
    New Berlin, IL 62670
    (217)488-6054

    489 students
    Year: 2004
  • Tuscola North Ward Elementary School
    1201 N Prairie St
    Tuscola, IL 61953
    (217)253-2712

    360 students
    Year: 2006
  • Peoria Northmoor Primary School
    1819 W Northmoor Rd
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309)693-4435

    404 students
    Year: 2008
  • Hinsdale Oak Elementary School
    950 S Oak St
    Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (630)861-4300

    331 students
    Year: 2014
  • Decatur Oak Grove Accelerated School
    2160 W Center St
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217)424-3218

    265 students
    Year: 2005
  • Libertyville Oak Grove Elementary School
    1700 Oplaine Rd
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)367-4120

    821 students
    Year: 2016
  • Oswego Old Post Elementary School
    100 Old Post Rd
    Oswego, IL 60543
    (630)636-3489

    424 students
    Year: 2015
  • Palatine Pleasant Hill Elementary School
    434 W Illinois Ave
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847)963-5900

    593 students
    Year: 2004
  • Bourbonnais Robert Frost Elementary School
    160 W River St
    Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815)929-5300

    184 students
    Year: 2006
  • Wilmette Romona Elementary School
    600 Romona Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847)256-0211

    548 students
    Year: 2017
  • Farmer City Ruth M Schneider Elementary School
    309 N John St
    Farmer City, IL 61842
    (309)928-2611

    256 students
    Year: 2004
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