Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 6,415 students in Marion County, IL. Marion County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, IL are Iuka Community Consolidated School, Franklin Park Middle School and Patoka Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion 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 34% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Marion County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Iuka Community Consolidated School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    405 S Main St
    Iuka, IL 62849
    (618) 323-6233

    Grades: PK-8 | 226 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Franklin Park Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1325 N Franklin St
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-7704

    Grades: 4-8 | 618 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Patoka Senior High School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1220 Kinoka Rd
    Patoka, IL 62875
    (618) 432-5440

    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Jordan Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    311 Airport Rd
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907

    Grades: 1-3 | 218 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hawthorn Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 Hawthorn Rd
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-7702

    Grades: K-3 | 381 students
  • Rank: #66.
    South Central Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 40
    Kinmundy, IL 62854
    (618) 547-7734

    Grades: 6-8 | 142 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Raccoon Consolidated Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3601 State Route 161
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-7329

    Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Selmaville Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3185 Selmaville Rd
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-2416

    Grades: K-8 | 273 students
  • Rank: #99.
    South Central Elementary-kinmundy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    810 E 1st St
    Kinmundy, IL 62854
    (618) 547-7696

    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Odin Attendance Center 9-12 Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    102 S Merritt St
    Odin, IL 62870
    (618) 775-8266

    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Sandoval Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 E Perry Ave
    Sandoval, IL 62882
    (618) 247-3450

    Grades: PK-6 | 298 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Centralia High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2100 E Calumet St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-7391

    Grades: 9-12 | 905 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Salem Community High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 N Broadway Ave
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-0727

    Grades: 9-12 | 686 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Patoka Junior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1220 Kinoka Rd
    Patoka, IL 62875
    (618) 432-5200

    Grades: 7-8 | 38 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 N Elm St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907

    Grades: 4 | 150 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Kell Grade School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    207 N Johnson St
    Kell, IL 62853
    (618) 822-6234

    Grades: K-8 | 98 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Sandoval Senior High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    859 W Missouri Ave
    Sandoval, IL 62882
    (618) 247-3361

    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Centralia Junior High School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 S Pine St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907

    Grades: 5-8 | 534 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Odin Attendance Center K-8 Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    102 S Merritt St
    Odin, IL 62870
    (618) 775-8266

    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Patoka Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1220 Kinoka Rd
    Patoka, IL 62875
    (618) 432-5200

    Grades: PK-6 | 143 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Sandoval Junior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    859 W Missouri Ave
    Sandoval, IL 62882
    (618) 247-3361

    Grades: 7-8 | 69 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Central City Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    129 Douglas St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-9521

    Grades: PK-8 | 335 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Bridges Learning Center Special Education School
    226 Chicago Ave
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 545-0126

    Grades: Inquire with school | 69 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.422 S Elm St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907

    Grades: PK | 53 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Clnton/mrn/wshngtn Pre-kind Prog Alternative School
    1710 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8040

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a student
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.1101 S Locust St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 532-1907

    Grades: K | 148 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Safe School Program Centralia Alternative School
    1000 E 3rd St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618) 548-3885

    Grades: 11 | 19 students
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