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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 16 public elementary schools in Jefferson County, IL, serving 3,826 students.
  • Jefferson County, IL public elementary school have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 37% statewide average). Elementary schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Illinois public elementary schools.
  • The top ranked public elementary school in Jefferson County, IL are Summersville Grade School, Opdyke-belle Rive Grade School and Farrington Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 15:1.

Top Jefferson County Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bethel Grade School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1201 Bethel Rd
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8095

    Grades: PK-8 | 188 students
  • Bluford Grade School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    901 6th St
    Bluford, IL 62814
    (618)732-8242

    Grades: PK-8 | 262 students
  • Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    401 N 30th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8068

    Grades: K-3 | 657 students
  • Farrington Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    20941 E Divide Rd
    Bluford, IL 62814
    (618)755-4414

    Grades: K-8 | 49 students
  • Field Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    21075 N Hails Ln
    Texico, IL 62889
    (618)755-4611

    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
  • Grand Prairie Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    21462 N Richview Ln
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618)249-6289

    Grades: K-8 | 77 students
  • J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Math: 6% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    623 S 34th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8064

    Grades: 4-5 | 217 students
  • Mcclellan Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9475 N Il Hwy 148
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8072

    Grades: K-8 | 56 students
  • Opdyke-belle Rive Grade School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    Po Box 189
    Opdyke, IL 62872
    (618)756-2492

    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
  • Rome Community Consolidated Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    233 W South St
    Dix, IL 62830
    (618)266-7214

    Grades: PK-8 | 378 students
  • Spring Garden Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14975 E Bakerville
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8070

    Grades: K-4 | 135 students
  • Spring Garden Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Po Box 129
    Ina, IL 62846
    (618)437-5361

    Grades: 5-8 | 92 students
  • Summersville Grade School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1118 Fairfield Rd
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8079

    Grades: PK-8 | 282 students
  • Waltonville Grade School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    802 W Knob St
    Waltonville, IL 62894
    (618)279-7221

    Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
  • Woodlawn Grade School Math: 19% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 S Central St
    Woodlawn, IL 62898
    (618)735-2661

    Grades: PK-8 | 345 students
  • Zadok Casey Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1829 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8060

    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
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