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For the 2021 school year, there are 40 public schools in Dekalb County, IL, serving 16,455 students. Dekalb County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Dekalb County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, IL are Hinckley-big Rock Elementary School, Prairie View Elementary School and Somonauk Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Top Dekalb County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hinckley-big Rock Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    600 W Lincoln Hwy
    Hinckley, IL 60520
    (815) 286-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • Prairie View Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1201 Castle St
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-8811

    Grades: K-3 | 192 students
  • Somonauk Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    510 W Lasalle St
    Somonauk, IL 60552
    (815) 498-1866

    Grades: 5-8 | 252 students
  • Lynn G Haskin Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    720 S Wells St
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-8812

    Grades: PK-3 | 270 students
  • North Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1680 Brickville Rd
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8209

    Grades: K-5 | 280 students
  • James R Wood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    320 Maple St
    Somonauk, IL 60552
    (815) 498-2338

    Grades: PK-4 | 285 students
  • North Grove Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    850 Republic Ave
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8124

    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
  • Sycamore High School Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    427 Spartan Trl
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8160

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,221 student
  • Genoa Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    602 E Hill St
    Genoa, IL 60135
    (815) 784-3742

    Grades: 3-5 | 363 students
  • Hinckley-big Rock High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 E Lincoln Ave
    Hinckley, IL 60520
    (815) 286-7501

    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
  • W W Woodbury Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    322 E 3rd St
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-6316

    Grades: K-3 | 183 students
  • Genoa-kingston Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    941 W Main St
    Genoa, IL 60135
    (815) 784-5222

    Grades: 6-8 | 389 students
  • West Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Fair St
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8199

    Grades: K-5 | 282 students
  • Indian Creek Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    335 E Garfield St
    Waterman, IL 60556
    (815) 264-3351

    Grades: 5-8 | 210 students
  • Herman E Dummer Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    422 S Wells St
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-8498

    Grades: 4-5 | 259 students
  • Sycamore Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    150 Maplewood Dr
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8170

    Grades: 6-8 | 854 students
  • Indian Creek High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    506 S Shabbona Rd
    Shabbona, IL 60550
    (815) 264-7712

    Grades: 9-12 | 211 students
  • Somonauk High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    501 W Market St
    Somonauk, IL 60552
    (815) 498-2314

    Grades: 9-12 | 271 students
  • Indian Creek Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 W Cherokee Ave
    Shabbona, IL 60550
    (815) 824-2122

    Grades: PK-4 | 269 students
  • Sandwich Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 S Wells St
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-2138

    Grades: 6-8 | 456 students
  • Genoa-kingston High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    980 Park Ave
    Genoa, IL 60135
    (815) 784-5111

    Grades: 9-12 | 588 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    211 Mccormick Dr
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2263

    Grades: K-5 | 325 students
  • Sandwich Community High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    515 Lions Rd
    Sandwich, IL 60548
    (815) 786-2157

    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
  • South Prairie Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    820 Borden Ave
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8299

    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
  • Southeast Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    718 S Locust St
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8219

    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
  • Dekalb High School Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 W Dresser Rd
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2118

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,840 student
  • Cortland Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    370 E Lexington Ave
    Cortland, IL 60112
    (815) 754-2360

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Clinton Rosette Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    650 N 1st St
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2324

    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
  • Hiawatha High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 428
    Kirkland, IL 60146
    (815) 522-3335

    Grades: 9-12 | 167 students
  • Huntley Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1515 S 4th St
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2241

    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
  • Malta Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5068 Il Route 38
    Malta, IL 60150
    (815) 754-2970

    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    220 E Sunset Pl
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2212

    Grades: K-5 | 259 students
  • 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
  • Hiawatha Elementary School Prek-8 Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 428
    Kirkland, IL 60146
    (815) 522-3336

    Grades: PK-8 | 344 students
  • Littlejohn Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1121 School St
    Dekalb, IL 60115
    (815) 754-2258

    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
  • Show 5 more public schools in Dekalb County, IL (out of 40 total schools)
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