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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,522 students in 62526, IL.
The top ranked public schools in 62526, IL are Parsons Accelerated School, Stevenson Accelerated School and Oak Grove Accelerated School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 62526 have an average math proficiency score of 5% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 9% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in 62526, IL have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top 62526, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Parsons Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3591 N Macarthur Rd
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3331

    Grades: K-6 | 323 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Stevenson Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3900 N Neely Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3541

    Grades: K-6 | 265 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Oak Grove Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2160 W Center St
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3551

    Grades: K-6 | 278 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2440 N Summit Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3561

    Grades: K-6 | 213 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Stephen Decatur Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Educational Park
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3251

    Grades: 7-8 | 344 students
  • Rank: #66.
    William Harris Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    620 E Garfield Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3361

    Grades: K-6 | 270 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Robertson Charter School Charter School
    Math: 2% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2240 E Geddes Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 428-7072

    Grades: K-8 | 328 students
  • Rank: #88.2912 N University
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3301

    Grades: PK | 501 students
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