Top 5 Best Jefferson County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public high schools serving 1,578 students in Jefferson County, IL.
The top ranked public high schools in Jefferson County, IL are Waltonville High School, Webber High School and Woodlawn High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, IL public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 29% statewide average). High schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public high schools.
Jefferson County, IL public high school have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the Illinois average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Waltonville High School, with 80-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Illinois or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public high school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Jefferson County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Waltonville High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
804 W Knob St
Waltonville, IL 62894
(618) 279-7211
Grades: 9-12
| 96 students
Rank: #22.
Webber High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
901 6th St
Bluford, IL 62814
(618) 732-6121
Grades: 9-12
| 115 students
Rank: #33.
Woodlawn High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N Central St
Woodlawn, IL 62898
(618) 735-2631
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: #44.
Mount Vernon High School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11101 N Wells Bypass Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 246-1750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,188 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 Career 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
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Jefferson County, IL?
The top ranked public high schools in Jefferson County, IL include Waltonville High School, Webber High School and Woodlawn High School.
How many public high schools are located in Jefferson County, IL?
7 public high schools are located in Jefferson County, IL.
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, IL?
Jefferson County, IL public high schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public high schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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