Top 10 Best Clinton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,837 students in Clinton County, IL (there are 3 private schools, serving 814 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Clinton County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%). Clinton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Clinton County, IL are Aviston Elementary School, Albers Elementary School and Germantown Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clinton County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Clinton County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Clinton County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aviston Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
350 S Hull St
Aviston, IL 62216
(618) 228-7245
Grades: PK-8
| 408 students
Rank: #22.
Albers Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Po Box 104
Albers, IL 62215
(618) 248-5146
Grades: PK-8
| 163 students
Rank: #33.
Germantown Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Po Box 400
Germantown, IL 62245
(618) 523-4253
Grades: PK-8
| 238 students
Rank: #44.
Bartelso Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 267
Bartelso, IL 62218
(618) 765-2164
Grades: PK-8
| 175 students
Rank: #55.
Beckemeyer Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Po Box 307
Beckemeyer, IL 62219
(618) 227-8242
Grades: PK-1
| 174 students
Rank: #66.
New Baden Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Marilyn Dr
New Baden, IL 62265
(618) 588-3535
Grades: PK-3
| 271 students
Rank: #77.
St Rose Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18004 Saint Rose Rd
Breese, IL 62230
(618) 526-7484
Grades: PK-8
| 186 students
Rank: #88.
Damiansville Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 E Main St
Albers, IL 62215
(618) 248-5188
Grades: PK-8
| 92 students
Rank: #99.
Carlyle Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
951 6th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-3766
Grades: PK-4
| 373 students
Rank: #1010.
Central Comm High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7740 Old Us Highway 50
Breese, IL 62230
(618) 526-4578
Grades: 9-12
| 629 students
Rank: #1111.
Trenton Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
308 N Washington St
Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-9411
Grades: PK-3
| 215 students
Rank: #1212.
Breese Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
777 Memorial Dr
Breese, IL 62230
(618) 526-7128
Grades: 2-8
| 455 students
Rank: #1313.
Wesclin Sr High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
699 Wesclin Rd
Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-7341
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
Rank: #1414.
Wesclin Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10003 State Route 160
Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-7355
Grades: 4-8
| 458 students
Rank: #1515.
Carlyle High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1461 12th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-2453
Grades: 9-12
| 302 students
Rank: #1616.
Carlyle Junior High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1631 12th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-8292
Grades: 5-8
| 310 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Clinton County, IL

Clinton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1063 Fairfax
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-6003
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
317 E Maple St
New Baden, IL 62265
(618) 588-3260
Grades: 4-6
| 136 students
1171 Livingston
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-3511
Grades: 5-6
| 207 students
313 S Adams St
Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-9821
Grades: 4-6
| 126 students
10003 State Route 160
Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-7355
Grades: 7-8
| 213 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Clinton County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Clinton County, IL include Aviston Elementary School, Albers Elementary School and Germantown Elementary School. Clinton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
How many public schools are located in Clinton County, IL?
16 public schools are located in Clinton County, IL.
What percentage of students in Clinton County, IL go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Clinton County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Clinton County, IL?
Clinton County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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