Top 10 Best Fayette County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 2,897 students in Fayette County, IL. Fayette County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Fayette County, IL are Ramsey High School, Brownstown Jr High School and Vandalia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fayette County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Fayette County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Fayette County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ramsey High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
702 W 6th St
Ramsey, IL 62080
(618) 423-2333
Grades: 6-12
| 238 students
Rank: #22.
Brownstown Jr High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
421 S College Ave
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3839
Grades: 7-8
| 52 students
Rank: #33.
Vandalia Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1017 W Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-5166
Grades: PK-3
| 492 students
Rank: #44.
St Elmo Sr High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 W 12th St
Saint Elmo, IL 62458
(618) 829-3227
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Rank: #55.
Ramsey Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
516 W 6th St
Ramsey, IL 62080
(618) 423-2010
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #66.
St Elmo Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
519 W 2nd St
Saint Elmo, IL 62458
(618) 829-3263
Grades: PK-6
| 241 students
Rank: #77.
Brownstown Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
460 W South St
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3368
Grades: PK-6
| 241 students
Rank: #88.
Vandalia Junior High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 W Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-5151
Grades: 4-8
| 519 students
Rank: #99.
St Elmo Jr High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W 12th St
Saint Elmo, IL 62458
(618) 829-3227
Grades: 7-8
| 59 students
Rank: #1010.
Brownstown High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
421 S College Ave
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3839
Grades: 9-12
| 87 students
Rank: #1111.
South Central High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 W Washington St
Farina, IL 62838
(618) 245-3363
Grades: 9-12
| 218 students
Rank: #1212.
Vandalia Community High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1109 N 8th St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-5155
Grades: 9-12
| 417 students
Rank: n/an/a
Focus Safe Sch Program
Alternative School
1500 W Jefferson St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-9311
Grades: 6-9
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
New Approach Alternative High School
Alternative School
1500 W Jefferson St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-9311
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Okaw Area Vocational Center
Vocational School
1109 N 8th St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-5150
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Fayette County, IL

Fayette County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1500 W Jefferson St
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-5160
Grades: PK-1
| 295 students
Rr 1 Box 35-3
Farina, IL 62838
(618) 245-6112
Grades: 4-5
| 104 students
Route 51 North
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-4170
Grades: 12
| n/a students
Route 51 North
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-4170
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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