Top 10 Best Dekalb Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,610 students in Dekalb, IL. Dekalb has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb, IL are Dekalb High School, Jefferson Elementary School and Lincoln Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dekalb, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dekalb, IL Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dekalb High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 W Dresser Rd
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2118
Grades: 9-12
| 1,840 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Mccormick Dr
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2263
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
220 E Sunset Pl
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2212
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Tyler Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1021 Alden Circle
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2334
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #55.
Huntley Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 S 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2241
Grades: 6-8
| 791 students
Rank: #66.
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3225 Sangamon Dr
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-9936
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #77.
Littlejohn Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 School St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2258
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #88.
Founders Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
821 S 7th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-3800
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
650 N 1st St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2324
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
1515 S 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2999
Grades: PK
| 240 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dekalb, Illinois

Dekalb, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
900 East Garden St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2320
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
901 South 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2400
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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