Top 3 Best Monroe County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 1,618 students in Monroe County, IL. The top ranked public high schools in Monroe County, IL are Columbia High School, Waterloo High School and Valmeyer High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Monroe County, IL public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Illinois public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 37% statewide average). High schools in Monroe County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Illinois public high schools.
Monroe County, IL public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Illinois average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Columbia High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Illinois or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public high school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Monroe County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
77 Veterans Pkwy
Columbia, IL 62236
(618) 281-5001
Grades: 9-12
| 622 students
Rank: #22.
Waterloo High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
505 E Bulldog
Waterloo, IL 62298
(618) 939-3455
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
Rank: #33.
Valmeyer High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 S Cedar Bluff Dr
Valmeyer, IL 62295
(618) 935-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
Rank: n/an/a
Monroe/randolph Red Brick School
Alternative School
107 E Mill St
Waterloo, IL 62298
(618) 473-2222
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

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