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For the 2021 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 5,128 students in Bureau County, IL. Bureau County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Bureau County, IL are Ohio Community High School, Van Orin Elementary School and La Moille High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bureau County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Bureau County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Bureau County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Ohio Community High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Po Box 478
    Ohio, IL 61349
    (815) 376-2934

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Van Orin Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Po Box 7
    Van Orin, IL 61374
    (815) 638-2018

    Grades: K-3 | 49 students
  • Rank: #33.
    La Moille High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    801 S Main St
    La Moille, IL 61330
    (815) 638-2052

    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ohio Com Consolidated Grade School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 478
    Ohio, IL 61349
    (815) 376-2934

    Grades: K-8 | 69 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    501 S Euclid Ave
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-1164

    Grades: 3-4 | 214 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Neponset Grade School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 W Main St
    Neponset, IL 61345
    (309) 594-2306

    Grades: PK-8 | 123 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Princeton High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    103 S Euclid Ave
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-3308

    Grades: 9-12 | 529 students
  • Rank: #88.
    John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    999 N Strong Ave
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
    (815) 664-4601

    Grades: PK-8 | 636 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Bureau Valley South Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 277
    Buda, IL 61314
    (309) 895-2037

    Grades: 3-8 | 232 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Hall High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    800 W Erie St
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
    (815) 664-2100

    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Malden Grade School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 216
    Malden, IL 61337
    (815) 643-2436

    Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Logan Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 W Central Ave
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-6415

    Grades: 5-8 | 464 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Dalzell Grade School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    307 Chestnut St
    Dalzell, IL 61320
    (815) 663-8821

    Grades: K-8 | 59 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Ladd Community Consolidated School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    232 E Cleveland St
    Ladd, IL 61329
    (815) 894-2363

    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Bureau Valley North Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    323 S Main St
    Walnut, IL 61376
    (815) 379-2900

    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Bureau Valley High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 329
    Manlius, IL 61338
    (815) 445-4004

    Grades: 9-12 | 351 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Depue Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 800
    Depue, IL 61322
    (815) 200-5248

    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Behavior Disorder Program Coop Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 87
    Cherry, IL 61317
    (815) 915-4460

    Grades: K-12 | 26 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Allen Junior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 S Main St
    La Moille, IL 61330
    (815) 638-2018

    Grades: 4-8 | 92 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Depue High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 800
    Depue, IL 61322
    (815) 200-5248

    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
  • Rank: #21-2521.- 25.109 W 4th St
    Wyanet, IL 61379
    (815) 699-2251

    Grades: PK-2 | 125 students
  • Rank: #21-2521.- 25.220 E Lasalle St
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 872-9741

    Grades: PK-K | 236 students
  • Rank: #21-2521.- 25.725 W Putnam St
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-4417

    Grades: 1-2 | 218 students
  • Rank: #21-2521.- 25.
    Reagan Pre-k School
    400 N Galena St
    Tiskilwa, IL 61368
    (815) 646-4211

    Grades: PK | 12 students
  • Rank: #21-2521.- 25.
    Reg'l Safe School Program Roe #28 Alternative School
    107 S State St
    Atkinson, IL 61235
    (309) 936-7890

    Grades: 8 | 4 students
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