Top 3 Best Olney Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,274 students in Olney, IL (there are 2 private schools, serving 501 private students). 82% of all K-12 students in Olney, IL are educated in public schools compared to the IL state average of 88%. Olney has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Olney, IL are Richland County Elementary School, Richland County Middle School and Richland County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Olney, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Olney have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Olney, IL Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richland County Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 N Holly Rd
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 395-8540
Grades: PK-5
| 1,056 students
Rank: #22.
Richland County Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1099 N Van St
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 395-4372
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #33.
Richland County High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 E Laurel St
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2191
Grades: 9-12
| 734 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Olney, Illinois

Olney, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
103 West Main St
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 395-1821
Grades: 6-12
| 1 students
426 South Whittle Ave
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 395-1821
Grades: 9-10
| 2 students

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