Top 10 Best Elgin Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 17,871 students in Elgin, IL. Elgin has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Elgin, IL are Prairie View Grade School, Prairie Knolls Middle School and Country Trails Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Elgin, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Elgin have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Elgin, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie View Grade School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10n630 Nesler Rd
Elgin, IL 60124
(847) 464-6014
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #22.
Prairie Knolls Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
225 Nesler Rd
Elgin, IL 60124
(847) 717-8100
Grades: 6-7
| 728 students
Rank: #33.
Country Trails Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3701 Highland Woods Blvd
Elgin, IL 60124
(847) 717-8000
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #44.
Elgin Math And Science Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 Dundee Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
(630) 883-5013
Grades: K-8
| 324 students
Rank: #55.
Hilltop Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1855 Rohrson Rd
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 289-6655
Grades: PK-6
| 605 students
Rank: #66.
Larsen Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
665 Dundee Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5250
Grades: 7-8
| 642 students
Rank: #77.
Elgin High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Maroon Dr
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,794 students
Rank: #88.
Abbott Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
949 Van St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5160
Grades: 7-8
| 670 students
Rank: #99.
Central School Program
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
355 E Chicago St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5340
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1010.
Channing Memorial Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
63 S Channing St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5185
Grades: K-6
| 404 students
Rank: #1111.
Kimball Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
451 N Mclean Blvd
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5290
Grades: 7-8
| 565 students
Rank: #1212.
Lords Park Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
323 Waverly Dr
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5360
Grades: PK-6
| 676 students
Rank: #1313.
Otter Creek Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 Hopps Rd
Elgin, IL 60124
(847) 888-6995
Grades: K-6
| 418 students
Rank: #1414.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
819 W Chicago St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5270
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #1515.
Ellis Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 S Liberty St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5151
Grades: 7-8
| 665 students
Rank: #1616.
Coleman Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 Dundee Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5190
Grades: PK-6
| 705 students
Rank: #1717.
Ronald D O Neal
Math: 16% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Franklin Blvd
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5266
Grades: K-6
| 516 students
Rank: #1818.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
655 N Airlite St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 289-6270
Grades: K-6
| 483 students
Rank: #1919.
Larkin High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1475 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,217 students
Rank: #2020.
Huff Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Hastings St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5285
Grades: PK-6
| 538 students
Rank: #2121.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
80 N Airlite St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5282
Grades: K-6
| 551 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Harriet Gifford Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
240 S Clifton Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5195
Grades: PK-6
| 455 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
258 Lovell St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5262
Grades: PK-6
| 386 students
Rank: #2424.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
420 May St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5192
Grades: K-6
| 324 students
Rank: #2525.
Century Oaks Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1235 Braeburn Dr
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5180
Grades: PK-6
| 560 students
Rank: #2626.
Lowrie Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
264 Oak St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5260
Grades: K-6
| 428 students
Rank: #2727.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
190 N Melrose Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 888-5280
Grades: K-6
| 587 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dream Academy
Alternative School
46 S Gifford St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5000
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1350 Wing St
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 289-6041
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
New Beginnings Regional Safe Schools Program
Alternative School
46 S Gifford St
Elgin, IL 60120
(630) 232-5963
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix
Alternative School
46 S Gifford St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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