Top 10 Best Macoupin County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 7,386 students in Macoupin County, IL (there are 2 private schools, serving 185 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Macoupin County, IL are educated in public schools compared to the IL state average of 88%. Macoupin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Macoupin County, IL are Carlinville Intermediate School, Carlinville Primary School and Southwestern Middle 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 27% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Macoupin County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 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 Macoupin County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carlinville Intermediate School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 W Buchanan St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-9523
Grades: 4-5
| 242 students
Rank: #22.
Carlinville Primary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18456 Shipman Rd
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-9849
Grades: K-3
| 338 students
Rank: #33.
Southwestern Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 70
Piasa, IL 62079
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 7-8
| 211 students
Rank: #44.
Carlinville Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
110 Illinois Ave
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3106
Grades: 6-8
| 311 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Mt Olive Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
804 W Main St
Mount Olive, IL 62069
(217) 999-4241
Grades: PK-8
| 355 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Shipman Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 229
Shipman, IL 62685
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 3-4
| 192 students
Rank: #77.
Carlinville High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
829 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3104
Grades: 9-12
| 422 students
Rank: #88.
Ben-gil Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
340 Kelly St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-4828
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #99.
North Mac High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
231 W Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
Rank: #1010.
Gillespie High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
612 Broadway St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2114
Grades: 9-12
| 351 students
Rank: #1111.
North Mac Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
525 N 3rd St
Girard, IL 62640
(217) 627-2136
Grades: 6-8
| 280 students
Rank: #1212.
Southwestern High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 100
Piasa, IL 62079
(618) 372-3813
Grades: 9-12
| 419 students
Rank: #1313.
Staunton High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3838
Grades: 9-12
| 383 students
Rank: #1414.
Mt Olive High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
804 W Main St
Mount Olive, IL 62069
(217) 999-4231
Grades: 9-12
| 135 students
Rank: #1515.
Staunton Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3831
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1616.
Gillespie Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
412 Oregon St
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2116
Grades: 6-8
| 271 students
Rank: #1717.
Bunker Hill High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
314 S Meissner St
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
(618) 585-3232
Grades: 8-12
| 223 students
Rank: #1818.
North Mac Intermediate
Math: 22% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N 3rd St
Girard, IL 62640
(217) 627-2419
Grades: 3-5
| 254 students
Rank: #1919.
Wolf Ridge Education Center
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Orange St
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
(618) 585-4831
Grades: PK-7
| 361 students
Rank: #2020.
Northwestern High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
30889 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2011
Grades: 7-12
| 95 students
Rank: #2121.
Staunton Junior High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3831
Grades: 6-8
| 295 students
Rank: #2222.
Northwestern Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30953 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2442
Grades: PK-6
| 188 students
Rank: #2323.
Northwestern Junior High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30889 Route 111
Palmyra, IL 62674
(217) 436-2011
Grades: 7-8
| 38 students
Rank: n/an/a
Po Box 757
Brighton, IL 62012
(618) 372-3813
Grades: PK-2
| 278 students
Rank: n/an/a
231 W Fortune St
Virden, IL 62690
(217) 965-5424
Grades: PK-2
| 266 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 Center 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 Center 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 School Greene
Alternative School
225 E. Nicholas Street, Region
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4016
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Roe Safe School 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

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