Top 10 Best Jackson County Public Preschools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public preschools serving 2,205 students in Jackson County, IL. The top ranked public preschools in Jackson County, IL are Giant City Elementary School, Unity Point Elementary School and Desoto Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson County, IL public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Illinois public pre school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 31% statewide average). Pre schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public preschool average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

Top Jackson County Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Giant City Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1062 Boskydell Rd
    Carbondale, IL 62902
    (618) 457-5391

    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Unity Point Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4033 S Illinois Ave
    Carbondale, IL 62903
    (618) 529-4151

    Grades: PK-8 | 682 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Desoto Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 Hurst Rd
    De Soto, IL 62924
    (618) 867-2317

    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Trico Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 305
    Campbell Hill, IL 62916
    (618) 426-1111

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.Po Box 130
    Elkville, IL 62932
    (618) 568-1321

    Grades: PK-2 | 96 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Mcelvain School
    593 Ava Rd
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-3781

    Grades: PK | 100 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.121 N Parrish Ln
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 457-5781

    Grades: PK-1 | 462 students
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