Top 10 Best Macon County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 15,677 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 Warrensburg-latham Elementary School, Maroa-forsyth Grade School and Mt Zion High 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 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Macon County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Macon County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Warrensburg-latham Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 N West St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
(217) 672-3612
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #22.
Maroa-forsyth Grade School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 738
Maroa, IL 61756
(217) 877-2023
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #33.
Mt Zion High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
305 S Henderson St
Mt Zion, IL 62549
(217) 864-2363
Grades: 9-12
| 776 students
Rank: #44.
Mt Zion Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
725 W Main St
Mt Zion, IL 62549
(217) 864-3631
Grades: 2-3
| 359 students
Rank: #55.
Mt Zion Intermediate School
Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 S Henderson St
Mt Zion, IL 62549
(217) 864-2921
Grades: 4-6
| 564 students
Rank: #66.
Maroa-forsyth Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 738
Maroa, IL 61756
(217) 794-5115
Grades: 6-8
| 268 students
Rank: #77.
Argenta-oreana Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 W South St
Oreana, IL 62554
(217) 468-2121
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #88.
Mt Zion Junior High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
315 S Henderson St
Mt Zion, IL 62549
(217) 864-2369
Grades: 7-8
| 357 students
Rank: #99.
Sangamon Valley High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
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: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
610 W Washington St
Maroa, IL 61756
(217) 794-3463
Grades: 9-12
| 391 students
Rank: #1111.
Meridian Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
728 S Wall St
Macon, IL 62544
(217) 764-3367
Grades: 6-8
| 253 students
Rank: #1212.
Warrensburg-latham Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 W North St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
(217) 672-3531
Grades: 6-8
| 213 students
Rank: #1313.
Meridian Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 350
Blue Mound, IL 62513
(217) 692-2535
Grades: PK-5
| 522 students
Rank: #1414.
Johns Hill Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 E Johns Ave
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3351
Grades: K-8
| 475 students
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
Warrensburg-latham High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
427 W North St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
(217) 672-3531
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
Rank: #1717.
Meridian High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 380
Macon, IL 62544
(217) 764-5233
Grades: 9-12
| 263 students
Rank: #1818.
Garfield Montessori School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Meadow Terrace
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3371
Grades: PK-8
| 357 students
Rank: #1919.
Alternative Education Center
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 E Eldorado St
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 424-3123
Grades: 6-12
| 23 students
Rank: #2020.
Dennis Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1499 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 362-3511
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #2121.
Argenta-oreana Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 439
Argenta, IL 62501
(217) 795-2163
Grades: 6-8
| 198 students
Rank: #2222.
Macarthur High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1499 W Grand Ave
Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 362-3152
Grades: 9-12
| 1,093 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Michael E Baum Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Lake Ridge Ave
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3521
Grades: K-6
| 320 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Parsons Accelerated School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3591 N Macarthur Rd
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3331
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Stevenson Accelerated School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 N Neely Ave
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3541
Grades: K-6
| 265 students
Rank: #2626.
Eisenhower High School
Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S 16th St
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,023 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2440 N Summit Ave
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3561
Grades: K-6
| 213 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
South Shores Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 S Franklin St
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3321
Grades: K-6
| 298 students
Rank: #2929.
Stephen Decatur Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Educational Park
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3251
Grades: 7-8
| 344 students
Rank: #3030.
Muffley Elementary School
Math: 2% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
88 S Country Club Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3341
Grades: K-6
| 393 students
Rank: #3131.
Enterprise Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2115 S Taylor Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3391
Grades: PK-6
| 263 students
Rank: #3232.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4735 E Cantrell St
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 362-3201
Grades: 7-8
| 464 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
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 - 3533. - 35.
Oak Grove Accelerated School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2160 W Center St
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3551
Grades: K-6
| 278 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
William Harris Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
620 E Garfield Ave
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 362-3361
Grades: K-6
| 270 students
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Macon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
363 N Water
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 422-6113
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Po Box 470
Argenta, IL 62501
(217) 795-2313
Grades: K
| 65 students
575 North Brush College Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 424-3184
Grades: K-6
| 169 students
300 East Eldorado St
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 424-3071
Grades: 2-12
| 7 students
2310 East Mound Rd
Decatur, IL 62524
(217) 877-0353
Grades: 12
| n/a students
1 College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 875-7211
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
300 East Eldorado St
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 424-3014
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Po Box 738
Maroa, IL 61756
(217) 794-3882
Grades: 4-5
| 202 students
245 S Towson
Macon, IL 62544
(217) 764-5269
Grades: PK-2
| 251 students
3789 N Water St
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 424-3084
Grades: 7-8
| 465 students
Po Box 200
Niantic, IL 62551
(217) 668-2221
Grades: 6-8
| 120 students
2610 Salem Sch Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 864-2615
Grades: K-3
| 90 students
Sunnyside School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
303 W Mound Rd
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 424-3073
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 S Maffit St
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 424-3205
Grades: PK-6
| 331 students

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