Top 5 Best Charleston Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,596 students in Charleston, IL. Charleston has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Charleston, IL are Charleston High School, Carl Sandburg Elementary School and Charleston Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Charleston, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Charleston have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Charleston, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Charleston High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1615 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 803 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Carl Sandburg Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1924 Reynolds Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-4000
Grades: 1-3
| 516 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Charleston Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
920 Smith Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-6000
Grades: 7-8
| 405 students
Rank: #44.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Jefferson Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-7000
Grades: 4-6
| 673 students
1021 13th St
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-8000
Grades: PK-K
| 199 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Charleston, Illinois

Charleston, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
730 7th St
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-0151
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

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