Top 5 Best Pulaski County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 801 students in Pulaski County, IL (there are 1 private school, serving 22 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Pulaski County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Pulaski County, IL are Century Elementary School, Meridian High School and Century Jr/sr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pulaski County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 10% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Pulaski County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Pulaski County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Century Elementary School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4721 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 845-3572
Grades: PK-5
| 171 students
Rank: #22.
Meridian High School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Mounds Rd
Mounds, IL 62964
(618) 342-6778
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
Rank: #33.
Century Jr/sr High School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4721 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 845-3518
Grades: 6-12
| 182 students
Rank: #44.
Meridian Elementary School
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Mounds Rd
Mounds, IL 62964
(618) 342-6778
Grades: PK-8
| 307 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grand Chain Alternative Center
Special Education School
251 W 2nd St
Grand Chain, IL 62941
(618) 634-2200
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Pulaski County, IL

Pulaski County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
17 Rustic Campus Dr
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-2292
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
4721 Shawnee Clge Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 845-3518
Grades: 7-8
| 50 students
17 Rustic Campus Dr
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-2292
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Jamp Vocational Center (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
Po Box 127
Olmsted, IL 62970
(618) 742-6231
Grades: 4-12
| 34 students
17 Rustic Campus Dr
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-2292
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
17 Rustic Campus Dr
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-2292
Grades: 9-11
| n/a students
17 Rustic Campus Dr
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-2292
Grades: 10
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Pulaski County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Pulaski County, IL include Century Elementary School, Meridian High School and Century Jr/sr High School.
How many public schools are located in Pulaski County, IL?
5 public schools are located in Pulaski County, IL.
What percentage of students in Pulaski County, IL go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Pulaski County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Pulaski County, IL?
Pulaski County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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