Top 10 Best Peoria Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 16,534 students in Peoria, IL (there are 21 private schools, serving 3,711 private students). 82% of all K-12 students in Peoria, IL are educated in public schools compared to the IL state average of 88%. Peoria has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Peoria, IL are Washington Gifted School, Wilder-waite Grade School and Ridgeview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Peoria, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Peoria have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Peoria, IL Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington Gifted School
Math: 88% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Grades: 5-8
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Wilder-waite Grade School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10021 N Pacific St
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 243-7728
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #33.
Ridgeview Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3903 W Ridgeview Dr
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 692-8260
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #44.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5137 W Cisna Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-3120
Grades: K-8
| 311 students
Rank: #55.
Kellar Primary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6413 N Mount Hawley Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4439
Grades: K-4
| 329 students
Rank: #66.
Limestone Walters Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8223 W Smithville Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-3035
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Rank: #77.
Woodruff Career & Tech Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 Ne Perry Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6665
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: #88.
Hollis Consolidated Grade School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5613 W Tuscarora Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-1325
Grades: K-8
| 136 students
Rank: #99.
Northmoor Primary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1819 W Northmoor Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4435
Grades: K-4
| 329 students
Rank: #1010.
Charter Oak Primary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5221 W Timberedge Dr
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 693-4433
Grades: K-4
| 316 students
Rank: #1111.
Richwoods High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6301 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,451 students
Rank: #1212.
Charles A Lindbergh Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6327 N Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4427
Grades: 5-8
| 268 students
Rank: #1313.
Limestone Community High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4201 Airport Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-6271
Grades: 9-12
| 980 students
Rank: #1414.
Whittier Primary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1619 W Fredonia Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 672-6569
Grades: K-4
| 276 students
Rank: #1515.
Norwood Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6521 W Farmington Rd
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 676-3683
Grades: 5-8
| 186 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Norwood Primary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S Main St
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 697-6312
Grades: PK-4
| 230 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Oak Grove School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6018 W Lancaster Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-0621
Grades: PK-8
| 267 students
Rank: #1818.
Pleasant Valley Intermediate School
Math: 16% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3314 W Richwoods Blvd
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 679-0634
Grades: 3-8
| 272 students
Rank: #1919.
Mark W Bills Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6001 N Frostwood Pkwy
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 693-4437
Grades: 5-8
| 231 students
Rank: #2020.
Hines Primary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4603 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6525
Grades: K-4
| 482 students
Rank: #2121.
Bartonville Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 S Adams St
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-3253
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1419 S Folkers Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 672-6725
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Robert A Jamieson School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2721 W Richwoods Blvd
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6594
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2424.
Rolling Acres Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5617 N Merrimac Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 689-1100
Grades: 5-12
| 348 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3717 W Malone St
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 637-6829
Grades: PK-8
| 181 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Thomas Jefferson Primary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
918 W Florence Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6531
Grades: PK-4
| 418 students
Rank: #2727.
Pleasant Valley Primary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4623 W Red Bud Dr
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 673-6750
Grades: PK-2
| 179 students
Rank: #2828.
Knoxville Center For Student Success
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2628 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 439-0000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2929.
Von Steuben Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 E Forrest Hill Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6561
Grades: 5-8
| 340 students
Rank: #3030.
Quest Charter School Academy
Charter School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2503 N University St
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 402-0030
Grades: K-12
| 529 students
Rank: #3131.
Sterling Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2315 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6557
Grades: 5-8
| 427 students
Rank: #3232.
Dr Maude A Sanders Primary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1907 W Forrest Hill Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6571
Grades: K-4
| 359 students
Rank: #3333.
Franklin Primary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
807 W Columbia Ter
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 682-2693
Grades: K-4
| 394 students
Rank: #3434.
Calvin Coolidge Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2708 W Rohmann Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6506
Grades: 5-8
| 350 students
Rank: #3535.
Trewyn Primary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1419 S Folkers Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 672-6500
Grades: K-8
| 385 students
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Peoria, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
919 S Matthew St
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 672-6504
Grades: 5-8
| 319 students
Childrens Home School (Closed 2012)
Special Education School
2130 North Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 685-1047
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
2612 North Bootz Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 672-6508
Grades: 6-8
| 197 students
3202 N Wisconsin Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6725
Grades: K-12
| 75 students
1507 South Lydia Ave
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 672-6515
Grades: PK-4
| 386 students
3202 N Wisconsin
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 675-6775
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2900 W Heading Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 673-2803
Grades: 5-11
| 11 students
3129 Ne Madison Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6538
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
3202 N Wisconsin
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6810
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
700 Mary St
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6542
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
6018 W Lancaster Rd
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697-0621
Grades: 5-8
| 148 students
2000 West Pioneer Parkway
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 693-7373
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
839 West Moss Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 672-6702
Grades: 5-12
| 14 students
839 West Moss Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 672-6823
Grades: 9-12
| 83 students
223 North Maxwell Rd
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 634-4200
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2018 W Cimarron Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4424
Grades: 3-12
| 18 students
4607 West Elwood Dr
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 673-2494
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
245 Green St
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 282-7700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
839 West Moss Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 672-6823
Grades: 10-12
| 33 students
2212 W Ann St
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 672-6559
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
304 E Illinois St
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6567
Grades: 5-8
| 272 students
7225 West Plank Rd
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 697-4555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
5407 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-5017
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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