Top 10 Best Kendall County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 43 public schools serving 24,006 students in Kendall County, IL (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,272 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Kendall County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Kendall County, IL are Lisbon Grade School, Emily G Johns School and Oswego Goal. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kendall County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Kendall County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kendall County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lisbon Grade School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
127 S Canal St
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 736-6324
Grades: K-8
| 107 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Emily G Johns School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
430 S Mitchell Dr
Plano, IL 60545
(630) 552-9182
Grades: 4-6
| 503 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Oswego Goal
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4209 State Route 71
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3915
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: #44.
Bristol Grade School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
23 Hunt St
Bristol, IL 60512
(630) 553-4382
Grades: PK-3
| 228 students
Rank: #55.
Circle Center Grade School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Mill St
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4382
Grades: PK-3
| 573 students
Rank: #66.
Grande Reserve Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3142 Grande Trl
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-5513
Grades: K-6
| 599 students
Rank: #77.
Millbrook Junior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8411 Fox River Dr, Millbrook J
Newark, IL 60541
(630) 553-5435
Grades: 5-8
| 122 students
Rank: #88.
Yorkville Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
920 Prairie Crossing Dr
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4544
Grades: 7-8
| 1,050 students
Rank: #99.
Bristol Bay Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
427 Bristol Bay Dr
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-5121
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #1010.
Oswego East High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1525 Harvey Rd
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: 9-12
| 2,907 students
Rank: #1111.
Prairie Point Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3650 Grove Rd
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1212.
Southbury Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
820 Preston Ln
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1313.
Yorkville High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
797 Game Farm Rd
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4382
Grades: 9-12
| 2,096 students
Rank: #1414.
Autumn Creek Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2377 Autumn Creek Blvd
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4382
Grades: K-6
| 625 students
Rank: #1515.
Newark Comm High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
413 Chicago Rd
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 695-5164
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students
Rank: #1616.
Old Post Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Old Post Rd
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1717.
Churchill Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Secretariat Ln
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 465 students
Rank: #1818.
Yorkville Intermediate School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
103 E Schoolhouse Rd
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4384
Grades: 4-6
| 639 students
Rank: #1919.
Oswego High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4250 State Route 71
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-2009
Grades: 9-12
| 2,913 students
Rank: #2020.
Fox Chase Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
260 Fox Chase Dr N
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #2121.
Newark Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
503 Chicago Rd
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 695-5143
Grades: K-4
| 106 students
Rank: #2222.
Yorkville Grade School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 W Somonauk St
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4382
Grades: PK-3
| 256 students
Rank: #2323.
Traughber Jr High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
570 Colchester Dr
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: 6-8
| 1,033 students
Rank: #2424.
Hunt Club Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4001 Hunt Club Dr
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 641 students
Rank: #2525.
Thompson Jr High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
440 Boulder Hill Pass
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: 6-8
| 841 students
Rank: #2626.
Plank Junior High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Secretariat Ln
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: 6-8
| 750 students
Rank: #2727.
Plano High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
704 W Abe St
Plano, IL 60545
(630) 552-3178
Grades: 9-12
| 797 students
Rank: #2828.
East View School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4209 State Route 71
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-6871
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: #2929.
Lakewood Creek Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 Lakewood Crk
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 622 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Boulder Hill Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Boulder Hill Pass
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 636-2910
Grades: K-5
| 655 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Long Beach Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
67 Longbeach Rd
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #3232.
Nicholson Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
649 N Main St
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 301-5013
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 5th St
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: PK
| 404 students
Rank: n/an/a
800 S West St
Plano, IL 60545
(630) 552-3234
Grades: 2-3
| 294 students
Rank: n/an/a
Flex Program
Alternative School
704 W Abe St
Plano, IL 60545
(630) 552-3178
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
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Kendall County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4209 State Route 71
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3489
Grades: K
| 512 students
4209 State Route 71
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-3678
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
61 Franklin St Ste A
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-6871
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Pace Program (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
704 West Abe St
Plano, IL 60545
(630) 552-3178
Grades: 6-12
| 1 students
1525 Harvey Rd
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-2211
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Kendall County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Kendall County, IL include Lisbon Grade School, Emily G Johns School and Oswego Goal.
How many public schools are located in Kendall County, IL?
43 public schools are located in Kendall County, IL.
What percentage of students in Kendall County, IL go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Kendall County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Kendall County, IL?
Kendall County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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