Top 10 Best 60016 Illinois Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,629 students in 60016, IL (there are 12 private schools, serving 1,370 private students). 73% of all K-12 students in 60016, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in 60016, IL are Central Elementary School, Cumberland Elementary School and Terrace Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 60016 have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in 60016, IL have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best 60016, IL Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1526 E Thacker St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1575
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #22.
Cumberland Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1451
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #33.
Terrace Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
735 S Westgate Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1501
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
Rank: #44.
Chippewa Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
123 N 8th Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1503
Grades: 6-8
| 615 students
Rank: #55.
Algonquin Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
767 E Algonquin Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1205
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #66.
North Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1789 Rand Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1399
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Apollo Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10100 Dee Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-6231
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Brentwood Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
260 Dulles Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 593-4401
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: n/an/a
Early Learning Center
10000 Dee Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-4165
Grades: PK
| 245 students
Rank: n/an/a
Terrace School-d/hh Ec Program
Special Education School
735 S Westgate Rd, Terrace Sch
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 824-1380
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 60016 Illinois

60016, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1101 East Gregory St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 655-3000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9000 Capitol Dr
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 298-1622
Grades: K-6
| 421 students
795 Center St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 297-9740
Grades: K-8
| 73 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 60016, IL?
The top ranked public schools in 60016, IL include Central Elementary School, Cumberland Elementary School and Terrace Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 60016, IL?
10 public schools are located in 60016, IL.
What percentage of students in 60016, IL go to public school?
73% of all K-12 students in 60016, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in 60016, IL?
60016, IL public schools minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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