Top 10 Best Livingston County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 4,984 students in Livingston County, IL (there are 7 private schools, serving 372 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Livingston County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Livingston County, IL are Livingston Co Crossroads Academy, Livingston County Academy and Prairie Central Upper Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Livingston County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Livingston County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Livingston County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Livingston Co Crossroads Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 N Adams St
Flanagan, IL 61740
(815) 844-5749
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Livingston County Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 N Adams St
Flanagan, IL 61740
(815) 844-7115
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #33.
Prairie Central Upper Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 496
Forrest, IL 61741
(815) 657-8238
Grades: 5-6
| 224 students
Rank: #44.
Prairie Central Jr High School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 N Wood St
Forrest, IL 61741
(815) 657-8660
Grades: 7-8
| 254 students
Rank: #55.
Prairie Central Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 S 1st St
Fairbury, IL 61739
(815) 692-2623
Grades: 2-4
| 355 students
Rank: #66.
Saunemin Elementary School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
39 Main St
Saunemin, IL 61769
(815) 832-4421
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
Rank: #77.
Graymont Elementary School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 117
Graymont, IL 61743
(815) 743-5346
Grades: PK-8
| 52 students
Rank: #88.
Pontiac High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 E Indiana Ave
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-6113
Grades: 9-12
| 696 students
Rank: #99.
Prairie Central High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
411 N 7th St
Fairbury, IL 61739
(815) 692-2355
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #1010.
Odell Grade School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
203 N East St
Odell, IL 60460
(815) 998-2272
Grades: PK-8
| 193 students
Rank: #1111.
Dwight High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Franklin St
Dwight, IL 60420
(815) 584-6201
Grades: 9-12
| 224 students
Rank: #1212.
Flanagan Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
202 E Falcon Hwy
Flanagan, IL 61740
(815) 796-2261
Grades: PK-8
| 194 students
Rank: #1313.
Cornell Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N 7th St
Cornell, IL 61319
(815) 358-2216
Grades: K-8
| 101 students
Rank: #1414.
Prairie Central Primary East
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 816
Chatsworth, IL 60921
(815) 635-3555
Grades: PK-1
| 141 students
Rank: #1515.
Flanagan-cornell High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
202 E Falcon Hwy
Flanagan, IL 61740
(815) 796-2291
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
Rank: #1616.
Washington Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 N Morrow St
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-3687
Grades: 3-7
| 231 students
Rank: #1717.
Dwight Common School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Columbia St
Dwight, IL 60420
(815) 584-6221
Grades: PK-8
| 514 students
Rank: #1818.
Tri-point High School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 316
Cullom, IL 60929
(815) 689-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 115 students
Rank: #1919.
Lincoln Elementary School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
514 S Main St
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-3924
Grades: 2-3
| 224 students
Rank: #2020.
Pontiac Jr High School
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 N Morrow St
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 842-4343
Grades: 6-8
| 347 students
Rank: n/an/a
117 W Livingston St
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-3023
Grades: PK-2
| 334 students
Rank: n/an/a
Livingston Area Career Cntr
Vocational School
1100 E Indiana Ave
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 842-2557
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Livingston County, IL

Livingston County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
23813 East 3200 North Rd
Dwight, IL 60420
(815) 584-2806
Grades: 12
| n/a students
Po Box 367
Flanagan, IL 61740
(815) 796-2291
Grades: 9-12
| 166 students
1100 East Indiana Ave
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 842-2557
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
450 N Bach
Forrest, IL 61741
(815) 657-8461
Grades: K-4
| 147 students
700 West Lincoln St
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 842-2816
Grades: 12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Livingston County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Livingston County, IL include Livingston Co Crossroads Academy, Livingston County Academy and Prairie Central Upper Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Livingston County, IL?
22 public schools are located in Livingston County, IL.
What percentage of students in Livingston County, IL go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Livingston County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Livingston County, IL?
Livingston County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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