Top 10 Best Franklin County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 6,161 students in Franklin County, IL. Franklin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Franklin County, IL are Ewing-northern Elementary School, Benton Grade School K-4 and Akin Community Consolidated Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Franklin County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Franklin County have an average ranking of 2/10, 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 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Franklin County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ewing-northern Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
51 N Main St
Ewing, IL 62836
(618) 629-2181
Grades: PK-8
| 218 students
Rank: #22.
Benton Grade School K-4
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 E Mckenzie St
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 438-7181
Grades: PK-4
| 654 students
Rank: #33.
Akin Community Consolidated Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
21962 Akin Blacktop
Thompsonville, IL 62890
(618) 627-2180
Grades: PK-8
| 87 students
Rank: #44.
Frankfort Community High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 E Main St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 932-3126
Grades: 9-12
| 491 students
Rank: #55.
Sesser-valier High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4626 State Hwy 154
Sesser, IL 62884
(618) 625-5105
Grades: 9-12
| 190 students
Rank: #66.
Sesser-valier Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4626 State Hwy 154
Sesser, IL 62884
(618) 625-5105
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #77.
Christopher Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 S Snider St
Christopher, IL 62822
(618) 724-7604
Grades: PK-8
| 551 students
Rank: #88.
Zeigler-royalton Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 87
Zeigler, IL 62999
(618) 596-2121
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #99.
Thompsonville High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
21191 Shawneetown Rd
Thompsonville, IL 62890
(618) 627-2446
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
Rank: #1010.
Benton Consolidated High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
511 E Main St
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 439-3103
Grades: 9-12
| 547 students
Rank: #1111.
Benton Grade School 5-8
Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Forrest St
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 438-4011
Grades: 5-8
| 505 students
Rank: #1212.
Sesser-valier Junior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4626 State Hwy 154
Sesser, IL 62884
(618) 625-5105
Grades: 6-8
| 144 students
Rank: #1313.
Central Junior High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 E 9th St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 937-2444
Grades: 7-8
| 255 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Christopher High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Bearcat Dr
Christopher, IL 62822
(618) 724-9461
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Zeigler-royalton High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 38
Zeigler, IL 62999
(618) 596-5841
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
Rank: #1616.
Frankfort Intermediate School
Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Cherry St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 937-1412
Grades: 3-6
| 515 students
Rank: #1717.
Zeigler-royalton Junior High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 87
Zeigler, IL 62999
(618) 596-2121
Grades: 6-8
| 131 students
Rank: #1818.
Thompsonville Grade School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21191 Shawneetown Rd
Thompsonville, IL 62890
(618) 627-2446
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students
1401 W 6th St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 937-2464
Grades: PK-2
| 510 students
Echo Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
409 E Washington St
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 983-6628
Grades: 9-11
| 23 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Franklin County, IL

Franklin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
501 S Snider St
Christopher, IL 62822
(618) 724-7604
Grades: 6-8
| 159 students
6612 1st East St
Logan, IL 62856
(618) 439-4163
Grades: K-8
| 41 students

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