Top 10 Best Peoria County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 74 public schools serving 27,775 students in Peoria County, IL. Peoria County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Peoria County, IL are Washington Gifted School, Hickory Grove Elementary School and Dunlap Valley Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Peoria County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Peoria County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Peoria County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington Gifted School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Grades: 5-8
| 299 students
Rank: #22.
Hickory Grove Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2514 W Hickory Grove
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-8711
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #33.
Dunlap Valley Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13120 State Rte 91
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-1034
Grades: 6-8
| 393 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 367 students
Rank: #55.
Dunlap Grade School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 367
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-7772
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #66.
Dunlap High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 365
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-7751
Grades: 9-12
| 1,304 students
Rank: #77.
Dunlap Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 366
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-7779
Grades: 6-8
| 656 students
Rank: #88.
Banner Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12610 N Allen Rd
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-7774
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #99.
Elmwood Junior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 W Butternut St
Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-2851
Grades: 7-8
| 88 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 421 students
Rank: #1111.
Mossville Junior High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Po Box 178
Mossville, IL 61552
(309) 579-2328
Grades: 6-8
| 196 students
Rank: #1212.
South Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
616 W Hickory St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-4841
Grades: PK-3
| 429 students
Rank: #1313.
Elmwood High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 W Butternut St
Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-2851
Grades: 9-12
| 233 students
Rank: #1414.
Princeville High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
302 Cordis Ave
Princeville, IL 61559
(309) 385-2213
Grades: 6-12
| 397 students
Rank: #1515.
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
| 288 students
Rank: #1616.
Kellar Primary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6413 Mt Hawley Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 693-4439
Grades: K-4
| 399 students
Rank: #1717.
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: K-8
| 196 students
Rank: #1818.
Brimfield Grade School
Math: 53% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Po Box 380
Brimfield, IL 61517
(309) 446-3366
Grades: PK-8
| 458 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Ivc Learning Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1057 N 2nd St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-5418
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Woodruff Career & Technical Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 Ne Perry Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6665
Grades: 5-12
| 3 students
Rank: #2121.
Brimfield High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 380
Brimfield, IL 61517
(309) 446-3349
Grades: 9-12
| 241 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Chillicothe Elementary Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
914 W Truitt Ave
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-6266
Grades: 4-5
| 184 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
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
| 160 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Mossville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 178
Mossville, IL 61552
(309) 579-2328
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 358 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 375 students
Rank: #2727.
Illini Bluffs Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9611 Hana Cty Glsfrd
Glasford, IL 61533
(309) 389-3451
Grades: 6-8
| 223 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 1,225 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Il Valley Central High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 W Sycamore St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-5481
Grades: 9-12
| 622 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Princeville Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
602 N Town Ave
Princeville, IL 61559
(309) 385-2213
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #3131.
Farmington Central Junior High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 N Lightfoot Rd
Farmington, IL 61531
(309) 245-1000
Grades: 6-8
| 296 students
Rank: #3232.
Elmwood Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 N Morgan St
Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-4261
Grades: PK-6
| 369 students
Rank: #3333.
Chillicothe Junior High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
914 W Truitt Ave
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-6266
Grades: 6-8
| 253 students
Rank: #3434.
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
| 257 students
Rank: #3535.
Illini Bluffs High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9611 Hanna Cty Glas
Glasford, IL 61533
(309) 389-5681
Grades: 9-12
| 253 students
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Peoria County 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
1800 Ne Perry Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-6520
Grades: 7
| 25 students
2900 W Heading Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 673-2803
Grades: 5-11
| 11 students
Po Box 289
Hanna City, IL 61536
(309) 565-4396
Grades: K-3
| 148 students
14617 Farmington Rd
Hanna City, IL 61536
(309) 565-4279
Grades: n/a
| n/a 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
412 S Eden Rd
Hanna City, IL 61536
(309) 565-7115
Grades: 4-8
| 171 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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