Top 10 Best Lockport Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 6,067 students in Lockport, IL (there are 4 private schools, serving 601 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Lockport, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Lockport, IL are William J Butler School, Lockport Township High Sch East and Milne Grove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lockport, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Lockport have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Lockport, IL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
William J Butler School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 S Farrell Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
(708) 226-5155
Grades: 1-4
| 460 students
Rank: #22.
Lockport Township High Sch East
(Math: 35% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1333 E 7th St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 588-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 3,818 students
Rank: #33.
Milne Grove Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
565 E 7th St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-0737
Grades: PK-3
| 244 students
Rank: #44.
Ludwig Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
710 N State St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-8031
Grades: 4-5
| 280 students
Rank: #55.
Kelvin Grove Jr High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
808 Adams St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-0737
Grades: 4-8
| 310 students
Rank: #66.
Taft Grade School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1605 S Washington St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-0408
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
Rank: #77.
Fairmont School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
735 Green Garden Pl
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 726-6156
Grades: PK-8
| 345 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lasec Academy
Special Education School
808 Adams St, Kelvin Grove Sch
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-0737
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Lasec-cad Program
Special Education School
808 Adams St
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-0737
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
514 Macgregor Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-8031
Grades: PK-1
| 347 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lockport, Illinois

Lockport, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
735 Green Garden Pl
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 726-5263
Grades: PK-8
| 351 students
16025 Cedar Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
(708) 301-2874
Grades: K-2
| 431 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lockport, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Lockport, IL include William J Butler School, Lockport Township High Sch East and Milne Grove Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Lockport, IL?
10 public schools are located in Lockport, IL.
What percentage of students in Lockport, IL go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Lockport, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lockport, IL?
Lockport, IL public schools minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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