Top 5 Best Perry County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,602 students in Perry County, IL (there are 2 private schools, serving 198 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Perry County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, IL are Pinckneyville Middle School, Pinckneyville Elementary School and Du Quoin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Perry County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Perry County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Perry County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pinckneyville Middle School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 E Water St
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-2724
Grades: 5-8
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Pinckneyville Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 W Mulberry St, Gregory Sco
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-5161
Grades: PK-4
| 291 students
Rank: #33.
Du Quoin Elementary School
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
845 E Jackson St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 542-2646
Grades: PK-4
| 528 students
Rank: #44.
Community Cons School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6067 State Route 154
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-2419
Grades: K-8
| 182 students
Rank: #55.
Pinckneyville Comm High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 E Water St
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-5013
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #66.
Tamaroa Elementary School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 175
Tamaroa, IL 62888
(618) 496-5513
Grades: K-8
| 78 students
Rank: #77.
Du Quoin Middle School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
845 E Jackson St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 542-2646
Grades: 5-8
| 402 students
Rank: #88.
Du Quoin High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 E South St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 542-4744
Grades: 9-12
| 462 students
Rank: #99.
Tri-county Ward
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
120 E Spring St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 542-5954
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Perry County, IL

Perry County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5835 State Route 154
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-9722
Grades: 12
| n/a students
Tri-county Sacred Heart School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
Magnet School
Po Box 472
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 790-2323
Grades: PK
| 1 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Perry County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, IL include Pinckneyville Middle School, Pinckneyville Elementary School and Du Quoin Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Perry County, IL?
9 public schools are located in Perry County, IL.
What percentage of students in Perry County, IL go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Perry County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Perry County, IL?
Perry County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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