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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,633 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, Tri-point Junior High/elementary and Gcms Middle 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 43% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Ford County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Ford County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Tri Point Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Po Box 128
    Kempton, IL 60946
    (815) 253-6299

    Grades: PK-3 | 128 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tri-point Junior High/elementary Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 158
    Piper City, IL 60959
    (815) 686-2247

    Grades: 4-8 | 155 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Gcms Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    316 E 19th St
    Gibson City, IL 60936
    (217) 784-8731

    Grades: 6-8 | 227 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Gcms High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    815 N Church St
    Gibson City, IL 60936
    (217) 784-4292

    Grades: 9-12 | 312 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Paxton-buckley-loda High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-4331

    Grades: 9-12 | 481 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-9202

    Grades: 6-8 | 309 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Gcms Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    902 N Church St
    Gibson City, IL 60936
    (217) 784-4278

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Pbl Eastlawn Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-2000

    Grades: 3-5 | 266 students
  • Rank: #99.Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-2531

    Grades: PK-2 | 289 students
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