Top 5 Best 62401 Illinois Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,407 students in 62401, IL (there are 3 private schools, serving 925 private students). 72% of all K-12 students in 62401, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in 62401, IL are Tristar Safe Sch Program, Effingham High School and Central Grade School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 62401 have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in 62401, IL have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best 62401, IL Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tristar Safe Sch Program
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
900 W Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-2865
Grades: 6-9
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Effingham High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1301 W Grove Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 799 students
Rank: #33.
Central Grade School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3901 S Banker St.
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1400
Grades: 2-6
| 503 students
Rank: #44.
Effingham Junior High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S Henrietta St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1300
Grades: 6-9
| 561 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Aspire Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-2865
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 N 1st St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-6161
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Early Learning Center
3224 S Banker St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1460
Grades: K
| 150 students
Rank: n/an/a
215 N 1st St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1380
Grades: PK
| 109 students
Rank: n/an/a
211 W Douglas Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1530
Grades: 1-3
| 285 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 62401 Illinois

62401, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
20117 N 1525th St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 844-3343
Grades: 3-6
| 66 students
900 W Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1570
Grades: 1-2
| 121 students
900 West Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 540-1380
Grades: PK
| 23 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 62401, IL?
The top ranked public schools in 62401, IL include Tristar Safe Sch Program, Effingham High School and Central Grade School.
How many public schools are located in 62401, IL?
9 public schools are located in 62401, IL.
What percentage of students in 62401, IL go to public school?
72% of all K-12 students in 62401, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in 62401, IL?
62401, IL public schools minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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