Top 3 Best Hamilton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,139 students in Hamilton County, IL.
The top ranked public schools in Hamilton County, IL are Dahlgren Elementary School, East Side Elementary School and Hamilton County Jr/sr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hamilton County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Hamilton County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% 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 Hamilton County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dahlgren Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 70
Dahlgren, IL 62828
(618) 736-2316
Grades: K-6
| 133 students
Rank: #22.
East Side Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 E Randolph St
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2328
Grades: K-6
| 414 students
Rank: #33.
Hamilton County Jr/sr High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Fox Ln
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2328
Grades: 7-12
| 512 students
Rank: n/an/a
204 W Cherry St
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2328
Grades: PK
| 80 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Hamilton County, IL

Hamilton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
R R 3
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
(618) 757-2262
Grades: K-6
| 122 students
P O Box 136
Dale, IL 62829
(618) 773-4266
Grades: K-6
| 115 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hamilton County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Hamilton County, IL include Dahlgren Elementary School, East Side Elementary School and Hamilton County Jr/sr High School.
How many public schools are located in Hamilton County, IL?
4 public schools are located in Hamilton County, IL.
What is the racial composition of students in Hamilton County, IL?
Hamilton County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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