Top 10 Best 60609 Illinois Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 11,853 students in 60609, IL (there are 7 private schools, serving 911 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in 60609, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in 60609, IL are Bronzeville Classical Elementary School, Back Of The Yards Ib High School and Horizon Science Acad-mckinley Park Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 60609 have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 14% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in 60609, IL have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best 60609, IL Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bronzeville Classical Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8 W Root St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-8085
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #22.
Back Of The Yards Ib High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2111 W 47th St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 1,052 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon Science Acad-mckinley Park Charter School
Charter School
Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2245 W Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 247-8400
Grades: K-12
| 864 students
Rank: #44.
Evergreen Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3537 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4836
Grades: 6-8
| 235 students
Rank: #55.
Air Force High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3630 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1590
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: #66.
Chavez Elementary Multicultural Ct
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 S Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4600
Grades: PK-8
| 793 students
Rank: #77.
Greene N Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3525 S Honore St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4560
Grades: PK-5
| 320 students
Rank: #88.
Cics - Basil Campus
Charter School
Math: 6% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1816 W Garfield Blvd
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 778-9455
Grades: K-8
| 592 students
Rank: #99.
Libby Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 S Loomis Blvd
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-9050
Grades: PK-8
| 281 students
Rank: #1010.
Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5255 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1230
Grades: PK-8
| 1,004 students
Rank: #1111.
Mcclellan Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3527 S Wallace St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1732
Grades: PK-8
| 279 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Peace And Education Coalition High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4946 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-9212
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Sherman Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 W 52nd St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1757
Grades: PK-8
| 267 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Tilden Career Communty High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 S Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1625
Grades: 9-12
| 282 students
Rank: #1515.
Fulton Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 S Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-9000
Grades: PK-8
| 329 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Dewey Elementary Of Fine Arts
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5415 S Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1666
Grades: PK-8
| 301 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Hendricks Elementary Community Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4316 S Princeton Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1696
Grades: PK-8
| 175 students
Rank: #1818.
Horizon Sci - Southwest Charter
Charter School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5401 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 498-3355
Grades: K-12
| 710 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Graham A Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4436 S Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1308
Grades: PK-8
| 352 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Lara Elementary Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4619 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4389
Grades: PK-8
| 323 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Namaste Elementary Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3737 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 715-9558
Grades: K-8
| 447 students
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Beethoven Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25 W 47th St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1480
Grades: PK-8
| 295 students
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Daley Elementary Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5024 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-9091
Grades: PK-8
| 516 students
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Hamline Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 S Bishop St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4565
Grades: PK-8
| 539 students
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Hedges Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 S Winchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-7360
Grades: PK-8
| 481 students
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Richards Career High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5009 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4945
Grades: 9-12
| 347 students
Rank: #2727.
Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac
Math: 4% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 S Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4890
Grades: PK-8
| 493 students
Rank: n/an/a
3625 S Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4088
Grades: PK
| 77 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 60609 Illinois

60609, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3630 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1660
Grades: K-8
| 95 students
5410 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 548-8705
Grades: 9-12
| 306 students
4655 South Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-8500
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4747 South Winchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 534-4276
Grades: 3-8
| n/a students
5055 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1270
Grades: 2-8
| 133 students
4946 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-9219
Grades: 11-12
| 53 students
8 W Root St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1460
Grades: K-8
| 465 students
3737 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 890-4720
Grades: 2-8
| 167 students
8 W Root St
Chicago, IL 60609
(312) 809-3511
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
5055 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1440
Grades: K-8
| 150 students
4421 South State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1793
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
245 West 51st St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1739
Grades: PK-8
| 224 students
5125 S Princeton Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1960
Grades: K-8
| 199 students
4655 South Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-8050
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
4747 S Marshfield Av
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-4600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5410 S State St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1490
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4747 South Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1625
Grades: 10
| 39 students
4655 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-1450
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 60609, IL?
How many public schools are located in 60609, IL?
28 public schools are located in 60609, IL.
What percentage of students in 60609, IL go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in 60609, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in 60609, IL?
60609, IL public schools minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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