Top 10 Best Mclean County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 59 public schools serving 24,259 students in Mclean County, IL (there are 13 private schools, serving 2,637 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Mclean County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Mclean County, IL are University High School, Tri-valley Elementary School and Thomas Metcalf School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mclean County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Mclean County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Mclean County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
University High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Isu Campus Box 5300
Normal, IL 61790
(309) 438-8994
Grades: 9-12
| 605 students
Rank: #22.
Tri-valley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
409 E Washington St
Downs, IL 61736
(309) 378-2031
Grades: PK-3
| 333 students
Rank: #33.
Thomas Metcalf School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Isu Campus Box 7000
Normal, IL 61790
(309) 438-2302
Grades: PK-8
| 391 students
Rank: #44.
Tri-valley Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
505 E Washington St
Downs, IL 61736
(309) 378-3414
Grades: 4-8
| 462 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Safe School Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 E Grove St Ste 300
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 888-5120
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ybmc Charter School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
360 Wylie Dr Ste 305
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 454-3898
Grades: 11-12
| 18 students
Rank: #77.
Benjamin Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6006 Ireland Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61705
(309) 557-4410
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #88.
Tri-valley High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
503 E Washington St
Downs, IL 61736
(309) 378-2911
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
Rank: #99.
Northpoint Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2602 E College Ave
Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 557-4420
Grades: K-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1010.
Grove Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1101 Airport Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4417
Grades: K-5
| 548 students
Rank: #1111.
Prairieland Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1300 E Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4424
Grades: K-5
| 437 students
Rank: #1212.
Normal Community High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3900 E Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4401
Grades: 9-12
| 2,154 students
Rank: #1313.
Lexington Jr High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 E Wall St
Lexington, IL 61753
(309) 365-2711
Grades: 6-8
| 111 students
Rank: #1414.
Olympia North Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
205 N State St
Danvers, IL 61732
(309) 963-4514
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #1515.
Heyworth Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 S Joselyn St
Heyworth, IL 61745
(309) 473-2822
Grades: PK-6
| 497 students
Rank: #1616.
Leroy Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
805 N Barnett St
Le Roy, IL 61752
(309) 962-4771
Grades: PK-6
| 443 students
Rank: #1717.
Towanda Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 260
Towanda, IL 61776
(309) 728-2278
Grades: K-5
| 187 students
Rank: #1818.
El Paso-gridley Jr High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
403 Mclean St
Gridley, IL 61744
(309) 747-2156
Grades: 5-8
| 367 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Colene Hoose Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Grandview Dr
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4414
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Hudson Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
205 S Mclean St
Hudson, IL 61748
(309) 557-4419
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Olympia High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7832 N 100 East Rd
Stanford, IL 61774
(309) 379-5911
Grades: 9-12
| 506 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Chiddix Jr High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 S Walnut St
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4405
Grades: 6-8
| 618 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Normal Community West High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 N Parkside Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4402
Grades: 9-12
| 1,663 students
Rank: #2424.
Bloomington High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1202 E Locust St
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-5201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,560 students
Rank: #2525.
Pepper Ridge Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2602 Danbury Dr
Bloomington, IL 61705
(309) 557-4423
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #2626.
Leroy Junior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 E Center St
Le Roy, IL 61752
(309) 962-2911
Grades: 7-8
| 120 students
Rank: #2727.
Leroy High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 E Center St
Le Roy, IL 61752
(309) 962-2911
Grades: 9-12
| 218 students
Rank: #2828.
Glenn Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
306 Glenn Ave
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4418
Grades: K-5
| 237 students
Rank: #2929.
Lexington Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 167
Lexington, IL 61753
(309) 365-2741
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #3030.
Parkside Jr High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 N Parkside Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4408
Grades: 6-8
| 637 students
Rank: #3131.
Heyworth Jr-sr High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
308 W Cleveland St
Heyworth, IL 61745
(309) 473-2322
Grades: 7-12
| 397 students
Rank: #3232.
Evans Junior High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2901 Morrissey Dr
Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 557-4406
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
Rank: #3333.
Olympia Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
911 E 800 North Rd
Stanford, IL 61774
(309) 379-5941
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students
Rank: #3434.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 S Adelaide St
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 557-4421
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Carlock Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 W Washington St
Carlock, IL 61725
(309) 557-4412
Grades: K-5
| 109 students
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Mclean County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box 8
Arrowsmith, IL 61722
(309) 727-1241
Grades: PK-1
| 101 students
700 S Division St
Chenoa, IL 61726
(815) 945-2361
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
309 Mclean St
Gridley, IL 61744
(309) 747-2360
Grades: K-3
| 80 students
Bx 430 4th & Mclean
Gridley, IL 61744
(309) 747-2360
Grades: 6-8
| 86 students
107 S West St
Mc Lean, IL 61754
(309) 874-3342
Grades: PK-6
| 195 students
408 W Washington
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-5807
Grades: 9-12
| 151 students
202 E Wood
Colfax, IL 61728
(309) 723-2951
Grades: 9-12
| 244 students
Box 236 Grant St
Stanford, IL 61774
(309) 379-3251
Grades: PK-6
| 140 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Mclean County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Mclean County, IL include University High School, Tri-valley Elementary School and Thomas Metcalf School.
How many public schools are located in Mclean County, IL?
59 public schools are located in Mclean County, IL.
What percentage of students in Mclean County, IL go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Mclean County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Mclean County, IL?
Mclean County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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