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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 9,563 students in Champaign, IL. Champaign has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Champaign, IL are Bottenfield Elementary School, Washington Elementary School and Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Champaign, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Champaign have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Champaign, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Bottenfield Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1801 S Prospect Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3807

    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    606 E Grove St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3901

    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Central High School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    610 W University Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3914

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,282 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Dr Howard Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1117 W Park Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3866

    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Vernon L Barkstall Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2201 Hallbeck Dr
    Champaign, IL 61822
    (217) 373-5580

    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Centennial High School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    913 Crescent Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3954

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,404 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Kenwood Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1001 Stratford Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3815

    Grades: K-5 | 343 students
  • Rank: #88.
    South Side Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    712 S Pine St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3890

    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Westview Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    703 S Russell St
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3905

    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Robeson Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2501 Southmoor Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3884

    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Edison Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    306 W Green St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3771

    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Franklin Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    817 N Harris Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3819

    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Jefferson Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1115 Crescent Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3790

    Grades: 6-8 | 717 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Stratton Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    902 N Randolph St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 373-7330

    Grades: K-5 | 488 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Novak Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 N Randolph St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 352-4328

    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    International Prep Academy Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1605 W Kirby Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3995

    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Garden Hills Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Garden Hills Dr
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3872

    Grades: K-5 | 447 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Actions Program
    1103 N Neil St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3701

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.809 N Neil St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3881

    Grades: PK | 295 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    R E A D Y Program Alternative School
    45 E University Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 239-0322

    Grades: 10 | 94 students
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