Top 10 Best Macoupin County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 7,335 students in Macoupin County, IL (there are 2 private schools, serving 195 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Macoupin County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Macoupin County, IL are Roe Safe Sch Greene, Carlinville Primary School and Carlinville Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Macoupin County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Macoupin County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Macoupin County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Roe Safe Sch Greene
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
225 E. Nicholas Street, Region
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Carlinville Primary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18456 Shipman Rd
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-9849
Grades: PK-2
| 365 students
Rank: #33.
Carlinville Intermediate School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
450 W Buchanan St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-9523
Grades: 3-5
| 272 students
Rank: #44.
Shipman Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 229
Shipman, IL 62685
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 3-4
| 182 students
Rank: #55.
Staunton Jr High School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3831
Grades: 6-8
| 279 students
Rank: #66.
Carlinville High School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
829 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3104
Grades: 9-12
| 410 students
Rank: #77.
Mt Olive High School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
804 W Main St
Mount Olive, IL 62069
(217) 999-4231
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #88.
Staunton Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3831
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #99.
Brighton North Primary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 757
Brighton, IL 62012
(618) 372-3813
Grades: PK-2
| 271 students
Rank: #1010.
Gillespie High School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
612 Broadway St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2114
Grades: 9-12
| 338 students
Rank: #1111.
Carlinville Middle School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Illinois Ave
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3106
Grades: 6-8
| 283 students
Rank: #1212.
Southwestern Middle School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 70
Piasa, IL 62079
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 7-8
| 211 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Southwestern High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 100
Piasa, IL 62079
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 9-12
| 387 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Staunton High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3838
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
Rank: #1515.
North Mac Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
231 W Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-5424
Grades: PK-2
| 321 students
Rank: #1616.
Northwestern Elementary School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30953 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2442
Grades: PK-6
| 194 students
Rank: #1717.
Northwestern High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30889 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2011
Grades: 7-12
| 94 students
Rank: #1818.
North Mac High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
231 W Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 379 students
Rank: #1919.
Gillespie Middle School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
412 Oregon St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2116
Grades: 6-8
| 263 students
Rank: #2020.
Mt Olive Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
804 W Main St
Mount Olive, IL 62069
(217) 999-4241
Grades: PK-8
| 360 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Bunker Hill High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
314 S Meissner St
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
(618) 585-3232
Grades: 8-12
| 225 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Wolf Ridge Education Center
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Orange St
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
(618) 585-4831
Grades: PK-7
| 359 students
Rank: #2323.
North Mac Intermediate
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N 3rd St
Girard, IL 62640
(217) 627-2419
Grades: 3-5
| 219 students
Rank: #2424.
North Mac Middle School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N 3rd St
Girard, IL 62640
(217) 627-2136
Grades: 6-8
| 267 students
Rank: #2525.
Ben-gil Elementary School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Kelly St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-4828
Grades: PK-5
| 529 students
Rank: #2626.
Northwestern Jr High School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
30889 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2011
Grades: 7-8
| 43 students
Rank: n/an/a
Roe #40 Safe School Jersey
Alternative School
225 E Nicholas St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Roe Adult Learning Ctr Jersey
Alternative School
225 E. Nicholas Street, Region
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Roe Adult Learning Ctr Macoupin
Alternative School
225 E. Nicholas Street, Region
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Roe Safe Sch Macoupin
Alternative School
225 E. Nicholas Street, Region
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Macoupin County, IL

Macoupin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
305 North Maple St
Brighton, IL 62012
(618) 372-3813
Grades: PK-1
| 139 students
506 North High St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-5071
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
525 North 3rd St
Girard, IL 62640
(217) 627-2136
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
412 Oregon St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2116
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
231 West Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-4127
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
231 West Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-3942
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
700 W Orange St
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
(618) 585-3116
Grades: 6-8
| 132 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Macoupin County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Macoupin County, IL include Roe Safe Sch Greene, Carlinville Primary School and Carlinville Intermediate School.
How many public schools are located in Macoupin County, IL?
30 public schools are located in Macoupin County, IL.
What percentage of students in Macoupin County, IL go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Macoupin County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Macoupin County, IL?
Macoupin County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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