Top 10 Best Crystal Lake Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 11,867 students in Crystal Lake, IL (there are 7 private schools, serving 789 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Crystal Lake, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Crystal Lake, IL are Prairie Ridge High School, Woods Creek Elementary School and West Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Crystal Lake, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Crystal Lake have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Crystal Lake, IL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie Ridge High School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6000 Dvorak Dr
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 479-0404
Grades: 9-12
| 1,180 students
Rank: #22.
Woods Creek Elementary School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Alexandra Blvd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 356-2720
Grades: K-5
| 559 students
Rank: #33.
West Elementary School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Briarwood Dr
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-2749
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Husmann Elementary School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
131 W Paddock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-7114
Grades: K-5
| 467 students
Rank: #55.
Glacier Ridge Elementary School
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 Village Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5518
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #66.
Prairie Grove Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3223 Il Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-3023
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #77.
Crystal Lake South High School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 S Mchenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-3860
Grades: 9-12
| 1,357 students
Rank: #88.
South Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 Golf Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-1143
Grades: K-5
| 366 students
Rank: #99.
Indian Prairie Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
651 Village Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-2124
Grades: K-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1010.
Crystal Lake Central High School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45 W Franklin Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-2505
Grades: 9-12
| 1,545 students
Rank: #1111.
Prairie Grove Junior High School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3225 Il Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-3557
Grades: 6-8
| 221 students
Rank: #1212.
Richard F Bernotas Middle School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
170 N Oak St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-9210
Grades: 6-8
| 769 students
Rank: #1313.
North Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 W Woodstock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0122
Grades: K-5
| 698 students
Rank: #1414.
Coventry Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
820 Darlington Ln
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-4231
Grades: K-5
| 617 students
Rank: #1515.
Hannah Beardsley Middle School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
515 E Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5897
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #1616.
Lundahl Middle School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
560 Nash Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-5971
Grades: 6-8
| 789 students
Rank: #1717.
Canterbury Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
875 Canterbury Dr
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-8180
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1818.
Haber Oaks Campus
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S Mchenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 893-5300
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1120 Village Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 788-3100
Grades: PK
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Crystal Lake, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
820 Darlington Ln
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-4231
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
8900 Us Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 479-7811
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Crystal Lake, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Crystal Lake, IL include Prairie Ridge High School, Woods Creek Elementary School and West Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Crystal Lake, IL?
19 public schools are located in Crystal Lake, IL.
What percentage of students in Crystal Lake, IL go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Crystal Lake, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Crystal Lake, IL?
Crystal Lake, IL public schools minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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