Top 10 Best Kankakee Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools serving 2,859 students in Kankakee, IL.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Kankakee, IL are Limestone Middle School, Avis Huff Student Support Services Center and Mark Twain Primary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kankakee, IL public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 30% statewide average). Elementary schools in Kankakee have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Kankakee, IL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Limestone Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
963 N 5000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-2243
Grades: 5-8
| 515 students
Rank: #22.
Avis Huff Student Support Services Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
369 N 5th Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-7800
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mark Twain Primary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 E Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0722
Grades: PK-3
| 201 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Taft Primary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 W Hawkins St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-0811
Grades: K-3
| 369 students
Rank: #55.
Steuben Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
520 S Wildwood Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-7813
Grades: PK-3
| 237 students
Rank: #66.
John Kennedy Middle Grade School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 W Calista St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0764
Grades: 3-6
| 496 students
Rank: #77.
Lincoln Cltrl Ctr-montessori Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Warren Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0709
Grades: K-8
| 484 students
Rank: #88.
King Middle Grade School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 E Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0750
Grades: 3-6
| 372 students
Rank: #99.
Edison Primary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1991 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-0621
Grades: K-3
| 185 students
Rank: n/an/a
I Kan Regional Alternatve Att Center
Alternative School
50 W Industrial Dr
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-4918
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kankakee, Illinois

Kankakee, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
50 W Industrial Dr
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0771
Grades: 6-12
| 41 students
Jefferson School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
381 S Fourth Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-0777
Grades: PK
| 96 students
369 N 5th Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 933-8116
Grades: K-3
| 197 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Kankakee, IL?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Kankakee, IL include Limestone Middle School, Avis Huff Student Support Services Center and Mark Twain Primary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Kankakee, IL?
10 public elementary schools are located in Kankakee, IL.
What is the racial composition of students in Kankakee, IL?
Kankakee, IL public elementary schools minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public elementary schools average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

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