Top 5 Best Cass County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,125 students in Cass County, IL (there are 2 private schools, serving 164 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Cass County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Cass County, IL are Virginia Elementary School, Virginia Jr/ Sr High School and A-c Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cass County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Cass County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Cass County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Virginia Elementary School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
651 S Morgan St
Virginia, IL 62691
(217) 452-3363
Grades: PK-5
| 180 students
Rank: #22.
Virginia Jr/ Sr High School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
651 S Morgan St
Virginia, IL 62691
(217) 452-3087
Grades: 6-12
| 143 students
Rank: #33.
A-c Central Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
191 S Bluff St
Chandlerville, IL 62627
(217) 458-2224
Grades: PK-4
| 157 students
Rank: #44.
A-c Central High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 260
Ashland, IL 62612
(217) 476-3312
Grades: 9-12
| 116 students
Rank: #55.
A-c Central Middle School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 260
Ashland, IL 62612
(217) 476-3312
Grades: 5-8
| 96 students
Rank: #66.
Gard Elementary School
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E 15th St
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-1364
Grades: K-4
| 466 students
Rank: #77.
Beardstown Jr/sr High School
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 E 15th St
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-3665
Grades: 5-12
| 825 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grand Ave School
1301 Grand Ave
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-3585
Grades: PK
| 142 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cass County, IL

Cass County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
515 Canal St
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-4529
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
10143 N Bluff Springs Rd
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-1805
Grades: 1-4
| 123 students
9496 Il Rt 125
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-4723
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
651 S Morgan St
Virginia, IL 62691
(217) 452-3085
Grades: 6-8
| 50 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Cass County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Cass County, IL include Virginia Elementary School, Virginia Jr/ Sr High School and A-c Central Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Cass County, IL?
8 public schools are located in Cass County, IL.
What percentage of students in Cass County, IL go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Cass County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Cass County, IL?
Cass County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Links