Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 16,455 students in Dekalb County, IL. Dekalb County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, IL are W W Woodbury Elementary School, Somonauk Middle School and North Grove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dekalb County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
W W Woodbury Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
322 E 3rd St
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-6316
Grades: K-3
| 183 students
Rank: #22.
Somonauk Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
510 W Lasalle St
Somonauk, IL 60552
(815) 498-1866
Grades: 5-8
| 252 students
Rank: #33.
North Grove Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
850 Republic Ave
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8124
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #44.
Hinckley-big Rock Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 W Lincoln Hwy
Hinckley, IL 60520
(815) 286-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #55.
Sycamore High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
427 Spartan Trl
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8160
Grades: 9-12
| 1,221 students
Rank: #66.
James R Wood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 Maple St
Somonauk, IL 60552
(815) 498-2338
Grades: PK-4
| 285 students
Rank: #77.
Prairie View Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 Castle St
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-8811
Grades: K-3
| 192 students
Rank: #88.
North Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1680 Brickville Rd
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8209
Grades: K-5
| 280 students
Rank: #99.
Lynn G Haskin Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
720 S Wells St
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-8812
Grades: PK-3
| 270 students
Rank: #1010.
Genoa Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
602 E Hill St
Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-3742
Grades: 3-5
| 363 students
Rank: #1111.
Sycamore Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Maplewood Dr
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8170
Grades: 6-8
| 854 students
Rank: #1212.
Indian Creek Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 W Cherokee Ave
Shabbona, IL 60550
(815) 824-2122
Grades: PK-4
| 269 students
Rank: #1313.
Hinckley-big Rock High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 E Lincoln Ave
Hinckley, IL 60520
(815) 286-7501
Grades: 9-12
| 202 students
Rank: #1414.
Herman E Dummer
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
422 S Wells St
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-8498
Grades: 4-5
| 259 students
Rank: #1515.
Southeast Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
718 S Locust St
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8219
Grades: K-5
| 346 students
Rank: #1616.
Genoa-kingston Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
941 W Main St
Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-5222
Grades: 6-8
| 389 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Genoa-kingston High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
980 Park Ave
Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-5111
Grades: 9-12
| 588 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Sandwich Community High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
515 Lions Rd
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-2157
Grades: 9-12
| 689 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
West Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 Fair St
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8199
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #2020.
Indian Creek Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
335 E Garfield St
Waterman, IL 60556
(815) 264-3351
Grades: 5-8
| 210 students
Rank: #2121.
Sandwich Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 S Wells St
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-2138
Grades: 6-8
| 456 students
Rank: #2222.
Somonauk High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 W Market St
Somonauk, IL 60552
(815) 498-2314
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Rank: #2323.
South Prairie Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
820 Borden Ave
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 899-8299
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
Indian Creek High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
506 S Shabbona Rd
Shabbona, IL 60550
(815) 264-7712
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: #2727.
Malta Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5068 Il Route 38
Malta, IL 60150
(815) 754-2970
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #2828.
Cortland Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
370 E Lexington Ave
Cortland, IL 60112
(815) 754-2360
Grades: K-5
| 553 students
Rank: #29 - 3229. - 32.
Hiawatha Elementary School Prek-8
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 428
Kirkland, IL 60146
(815) 522-3336
Grades: PK-8
| 344 students
Rank: #29 - 3229. - 32.
Hiawatha High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 428
Kirkland, IL 60146
(815) 522-3335
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
Rank: #29 - 3229. - 32.
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: #29 - 3229. - 32.
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: #3333.
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: #3434.
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: #3535.
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
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Dekalb County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
900 East Garden St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2320
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
123 W 1st St
Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-2448
Grades: PK-1
| 239 students
600 Lions Rd
Sandwich, IL 60548
(815) 786-9873
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
21255 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150
(815) 825-2000
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
901 South 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 754-2400
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
5068 Il Route 38
Malta, IL 60150
(815) 825-2061
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
220 N Maple St
Waterman, IL 60556
(815) 264-3351
Grades: K-5
| 120 students

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