Top 5 Best Ford County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,498 students in Ford County, IL. Ford County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Ford County, IL are Tri Point Elementary School, Gcms Middle School and Gcms High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ford County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Ford County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% 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 Ford County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tri Point Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 128
Kempton, IL 60946
(815) 253-6299
Grades: PK-3
| 119 students
Rank: #22.
Gcms Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
316 E 19th St
Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-8731
Grades: 6-8
| 210 students
Rank: #33.
Gcms High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
815 N Church St
Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-4292
Grades: 9-12
| 283 students
Rank: #44.
Paxton-buckley-loda Jr High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-9202
Grades: 6-8
| 278 students
Rank: #55.
Tri-point Jr High/elementary
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 158
Piper City, IL 60959
(815) 686-2247
Grades: 4-8
| 137 students
Rank: #66.
Gcms Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
902 N Church St
Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-4278
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #77.
Paxton-buckley-loda High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-4331
Grades: 9-12
| 425 students
Rank: n/an/a
Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-2531
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ford County, IL

Ford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
112 West 12th St
Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-8505
Grades: PK
| n/a students
P O Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 386-2712
Grades: 4-5
| 225 students
Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-2000
Grades: 3-5
| 268 students
West Lawn School (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
425 E Orleans
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-2411
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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