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For the 2021 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 15,970 students in Macon County, IL. Macon County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Macon County, IL are Maroa-forsyth Grade School, Alternative Education Center and Warrensburg-latham Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Macon County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Macon County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Macon County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Maroa-forsyth Grade School Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Po Box 738
    Maroa, IL 61756
    (217) 877-2023

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Alternative Education Center Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    300 E Eldorado St
    Decatur, IL 62523
    (217) 424-3123

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Warrensburg-latham Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 N West St
    Warrensburg, IL 62573
    (217) 672-3612

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mt Zion Intermediate School Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    310 S Henderson St
    Mt Zion, IL 62549
    (217) 864-2921

    Grades: 4-6 | 564 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Mt Zion Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    725 W Main St
    Mt Zion, IL 62549
    (217) 864-3631

    Grades: 2-3 | 359 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Mt Zion High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    305 S Henderson St
    Mt Zion, IL 62549
    (217) 864-2363

    Grades: 9-12 | 776 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Maroa-forsyth Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 738
    Maroa, IL 61756
    (217) 794-5115

    Grades: 6-8 | 268 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Meridian Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 350
    Blue Mound, IL 62513
    (217) 692-2535

    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Sangamon Valley High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 200
    Niantic, IL 62551
    (217) 668-2392

    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Maroa-forsyth Senior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    610 W Washington St
    Maroa, IL 61756
    (217) 794-3463

    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Mt Zion Junior High School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    315 S Henderson St
    Mt Zion, IL 62549
    (217) 864-2369

    Grades: 7-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Warrensburg-latham High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    427 W North St
    Warrensburg, IL 62573
    (217) 672-3531

    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Sangamon Valley East Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 79
    Harristown, IL 62537
    (217) 963-2621

    Grades: PK-4 | 177 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Warrensburg-latham Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    425 W North St
    Warrensburg, IL 62573
    (217) 672-3531

    Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Argenta-oreana Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 W South St
    Oreana, IL 62554
    (217) 468-2121

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Argenta-oreana High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 469
    Argenta, IL 62501
    (217) 795-4821

    Grades: 9-12 | 284 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Garfield Montessori School Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Meadow Terrace
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3371

    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Johns Hill Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1025 E Johns Ave
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3351

    Grades: K-8 | 475 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Meridian Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    728 S Wall St
    Macon, IL 62544
    (217) 764-3367

    Grades: 6-8 | 253 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Meridian High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 380
    Macon, IL 62544
    (217) 764-5233

    Grades: 9-12 | 263 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Argenta-oreana Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 439
    Argenta, IL 62501
    (217) 795-2163

    Grades: 6-8 | 198 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Macarthur High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1499 W Grand Ave
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3152

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,093 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Dennis Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1499 W Main St
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3511

    Grades: PK-8 | 466 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Eisenhower High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 S 16th St
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3102

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    Michael E Baum Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 S Lake Ridge Ave
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3521

    Grades: K-6 | 320 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Parsons Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3591 N Macarthur Rd
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3331

    Grades: K-6 | 323 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Stevenson Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3900 N Neely Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3541

    Grades: K-6 | 265 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4735 E Cantrell St
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3201

    Grades: 7-8 | 464 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Oak Grove Accelerated School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2160 W Center St
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3551

    Grades: K-6 | 278 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    South Shores Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2500 S Franklin St
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3321

    Grades: K-6 | 298 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2440 N Summit Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3561

    Grades: K-6 | 213 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Stephen Decatur Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Educational Park
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3251

    Grades: 7-8 | 344 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Durfee Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1077 W Grand Ave
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3500

    Grades: K-6 | 369 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Enterprise Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2115 S Taylor Rd
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3391

    Grades: PK-6 | 263 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Mary W French Academy Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 W Wood St
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 362-3381

    Grades: K-6 | 293 students
  • Show 11 more public schools in Macon County, IL (out of 46 total schools)
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