Top 10 Best Kankakee County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 17,726 students in Kankakee County, IL. Kankakee County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Kankakee County, IL are Grant Park Elementary School, Limestone Middle School and Manteno Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kankakee County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Kankakee County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kankakee County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grant Park Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 549
Grant Park, IL 60940
(815) 465-2183
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
Rank: #22.
Limestone Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
963 N 5000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-2243
Grades: 5-8
| 501 students
Rank: #33.
Manteno Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 N Poplar St
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 928-7151
Grades: 5-8
| 603 students
Rank: #44.
St George Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5200 E Center St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 933-1503
Grades: K-8
| 447 students
Rank: #55.
Noel Levasseur Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 W Bethel Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-4500
Grades: K-4
| 386 students
Rank: #66.
Herscher High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 N Main St
Herscher, IL 60941
(815) 426-2103
Grades: 9-12
| 527 students
Rank: #77.
Manteno Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
555 W Cook St
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 928-7200
Grades: PK-4
| 748 students
Rank: #88.
Bourbonnais Upper Grade Center
Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 W John Casey Rd
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-5200
Grades: 7-8
| 522 students
Rank: #99.
Alan B Shepard Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
325 N Convent St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-4600
Grades: PK-4
| 619 students
Rank: #1010.
Avis Huff Student Support Service
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
369 N 5th Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-7800
Grades: K-12
| 64 students
Rank: #1111.
Lincoln Cltrl Ctr-montessori Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Warren Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0709
Grades: K-8
| 440 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
St Anne Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 530
Saint Anne, IL 60964
(815) 427-8153
Grades: PK-8
| 346 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Taft Primary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 W Hawkins St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-0811
Grades: K-3
| 391 students
Rank: #1414.
Liberty Intermediate School
Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1690 Career Cntr Rd
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-5000
Grades: 5-6
| 539 students
Rank: #1515.
Manteno High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
443 N Maple St
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 928-7101
Grades: 9-12
| 678 students
Rank: #1616.
Bradley-bourbonnais C High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W North St
Bradley, IL 60915
(815) 937-3707
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #1717.
Herscher Intermediate School
Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 504
Herscher, IL 60941
(815) 426-2242
Grades: 2-4
| 410 students
Rank: #1818.
Grant Park High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 549
Grant Park, IL 60940
(815) 465-2184
Grades: 9-12
| 174 students
Rank: #1919.
Bradley West Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 W State St
Bradley, IL 60915
(815) 933-2216
Grades: 3-5
| 483 students
Rank: #2020.
Momence Junior High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 W 2nd St
Momence, IL 60954
(815) 472-4184
Grades: 5-8
| 434 students
Rank: #2121.
Bradley Central Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
260 N Wabash Ave
Bradley, IL 60915
(815) 939-3564
Grades: 6-8
| 463 students
Rank: #2222.
Momence High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 N Franklin St
Momence, IL 60954
(815) 472-6477
Grades: 9-12
| 324 students
Rank: #2323.
Mark Twain Primary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 E Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0722
Grades: PK-3
| 330 students
Rank: #2424.
St Anne Community High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
650 W Guertin St
Saint Anne, IL 60964
(815) 427-8145
Grades: 9-12
| 215 students
Rank: #2525.
John Kennedy Middle Grade School
Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 W Calista St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0764
Grades: 3-6
| 540 students
Rank: #2626.
Steuben Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
520 S Wildwood Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-7813
Grades: PK-3
| 297 students
Rank: #2727.
Je-neir Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 W 2nd St
Momence, IL 60954
(815) 472-6646
Grades: K-4
| 322 students
Rank: #2828.
Shabbona Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
321 N Convent St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-4700
Grades: K-4
| 367 students
Rank: #2929.
King Middle Grade School
Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 E Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0750
Grades: 3-6
| 569 students
Rank: #3030.
Kankakee Junior High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 E Crestwood St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0730
Grades: 7-8
| 693 students
Rank: #3131.
Lorenzo R Smith Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 546
Hopkins Park, IL 60944
(815) 944-5219
Grades: K-8
| 189 students
Rank: #3232.
Kankakee High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 W Jeffery St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0740
Grades: 9-12
| 1,243 students
Rank: #3333.
Edison Primary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1991 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-0621
Grades: K-3
| 238 students
Bonfield Grade School
522 E Smith St
Bonfield, IL 60913
(815) 933-6995
Grades: PK-1
| 273 students
610 Liberty St
Bradley, IL 60915
(815) 933-2233
Grades: PK-2
| 536 students
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Kankakee County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box 239
Aroma Park, IL 60910
(815) 937-1162
Grades: K-3
| 173 students
P O Box Af
Hopkins Park, IL 60944
(815) 944-8797
Grades: PK-K
| 92 students
50 W Industrial Dr
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0771
Grades: 6-12
| 41 students
Indian Oaks Academy (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
101 Bramble Ln
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 802-3753
Grades: 7-12
| 90 students
Jefferson School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
381 S Fourth Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0777
Grades: PK
| 96 students
4083 North 1000w Rd
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 939-4971
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
37040 South State Route 102
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 476-5201
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
369 N 5th Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-8116
Grades: K-3
| 197 students
251 North Maple St
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 928-7051
Grades: PK-1
| 266 students
415 N Dixie Hwy
Momence, IL 60954
(815) 472-4045
Grades: PK-K
| 180 students
210 East Main St
Reddick, IL 60961
(815) 365-2375
Grades: 4-5
| 107 students
160 W River St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 929-5300
Grades: PK-K
| 184 students

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