Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 5,526 students in Jefferson County, IL. Jefferson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, IL are Summersville Grade School, Farrington Elementary School and Mcclellan Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Summersville Grade School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1118 Fairfield Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8079
Grades: PK-8
| 282 students
Rank: #22.
Farrington Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20941 E Divide Rd
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 755-4414
Grades: K-8
| 59 students
Rank: #33.
Mcclellan Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9475 N Il Highway 148
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8072
Grades: K-8
| 46 students
Rank: #44.
Waltonville Grade School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
802 W Knob St
Waltonville, IL 62894
(618) 279-7221
Grades: PK-8
| 221 students
Rank: #55.
Opdyke-belle Rive Grade School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 189
Opdyke, IL 62872
(618) 756-2492
Grades: PK-8
| 148 students
Rank: #66.
Woodlawn High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 N Central St
Woodlawn, IL 62898
(618) 735-2631
Grades: 9-12
| 192 students
Rank: #77.
Bethel Grade School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Bethel Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8095
Grades: PK-8
| 188 students
Rank: #88.
Woodlawn Grade School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 S Central St
Woodlawn, IL 62898
(618) 735-2661
Grades: PK-8
| 339 students
Rank: #99.
Webber High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
901 6th St
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 732-6121
Grades: 9-12
| 130 students
Rank: #1010.
Field Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
21075 N Hails Ln
Texico, IL 62889
(618) 755-4611
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #1111.
Spring Garden Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14975 E Bakerville Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8070
Grades: PK-4
| 132 students
Rank: #1212.
Spring Garden Middle School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
511 S Elm St
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5361
Grades: 5-8
| 107 students
Rank: #1313.
Bluford Grade School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 6th St
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 732-8242
Grades: PK-8
| 259 students
Rank: #1414.
Mount Vernon High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11101 N Wells Bypass Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 246-1750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,165 students
Rank: #1515.
Rome Comm Cons Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
233 W South St
Dix, IL 62830
(618) 266-7214
Grades: PK-8
| 405 students
Rank: #1616.
Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 N 30th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8068
Grades: K-3
| 601 students
Rank: #1717.
Waltonville High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
804 W Knob St
Waltonville, IL 62894
(618) 279-7211
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
Rank: #1818.
Zadok Casey Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1829 Broadway St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8060
Grades: 6-8
| 427 students
Rank: #1919.
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center
Math: 5% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
623 S 34th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8064
Grades: 4-5
| 270 students
Rank: n/an/a
Clnton/mrn/wshngtn Pre-kind Prog
Alternative School
1710 Broadway St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8040
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
301 S 17th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8087
Grades: PK
| 199 students
Rank: n/an/a
Franklin-jefferson Sped-int-k-12
Special Education School
1118 Fairfield Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 439-7231
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Mt Vernon Alternative School
Alternative School
2300 Benton Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 316-7071
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Mt Vernon Area Voc Center
Vocational School
11101 N Wells Bypass Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-3700
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Oakland Education Center
Special Education School
320 S 7th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-5720
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Safe School Program
Alternative School
2300 Benton Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 316-7071
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jefferson County, IL

Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
601 South Gum St
Belle Rive, IL 62810
(618) 756-2486
Grades: PK-4
| 105 students
251 North Illinois Hwy 37
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5300
Grades: 12
| n/a students
901 6th St
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 732-8242
Grades: PK-8
| 284 students
14975 E Bakerville Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8070
Grades: K-8
| 133 students
511 S Elm St
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5361
Grades: PK-8
| 105 students
320 South 7th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 246-5602
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
320 S 7th Street
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-3700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
310 S Elm St
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 732-6121
Grades: 9-12
| 131 students
300 N Central St
Woodlawn, IL 62898
(618) 735-2631
Grades: 9-12
| 158 students
301 S Central St
Woodlawn, IL 62898
(618) 735-2661
Grades: PK-8
| 356 students

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