Top 10 Best Rockford Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 27,165 students in Rockford, IL. Rockford has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Rockford, IL are Thurgood Marshall School, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and Auburn High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rockford, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Rockford have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rockford, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 464 students
Rank: #22.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Grades: 1-4
| 401 students
Rank: #33.
Auburn High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
5110 Auburn St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,805 students
Rank: #44.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5222 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4960
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #55.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1750 Madron Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2492
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #66.
Arthur Froberg Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2464
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
Rank: #77.
Guilford High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5620 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4870
Grades: 9-12
| 1,744 students
Rank: #88.
Clifford P Carlson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4015 Pepper Dr
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4955
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #99.
Galapagos Rockford Charter School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2605 School St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 708-7946
Grades: K-8
| 304 students
Rank: #1010.
Wilson Aspire
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
520 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3770
Grades: 7-10
| 25 students
Rank: #1111.
Eisenhower Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3525 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2450
Grades: 6-8
| 942 students
Rank: #1212.
White Swan Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7550 Mill Rd
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2184
Grades: K-2
| 178 students
Rank: #1313.
West View Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 654-4945
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1414.
Gregory Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4820 Carol Ct
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2176
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #1515.
Montessori Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 654-4906
Grades: PK-8
| 554 students
Rank: #1616.
Rolling Green
Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3615 W Gate Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2881
Grades: PK-5
| 592 students
Rank: #1717.
Maud E Johnson Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3805 Rural St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2485
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #1818.
Jefferson High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4145 Samuelson Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-9536
Grades: 9-12
| 1,680 students
Rank: #1919.
Whitehead Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2840
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: #2020.
Rockford East High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2929 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,864 students
Rank: #2121.
Julia Lathrop Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2603 Clover Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3285
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
Rank: #2222.
Legacy Academy Of Excellence Charter
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4029 Prairie Rd
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 961-1100
Grades: K-12
| 321 students
Rank: #2323.
Swan Hillman Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Green Dale Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2835
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
C Henry Bloom Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2912 Brendenwood Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2170
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Conklin Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3003 Halsted Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 654-4860
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #2626.
Beyer Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
333 15th Ave
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-3390
Grades: 1-5
| 254 students
Rank: #2727.
Rockford Envrnmntl Science Academy
Magnet School
Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Ogilby Rd
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 489-5509
Grades: 6-8
| 996 students
Rank: #2828.
Abraham Lincoln Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1500 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 229-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 717 students
Rank: #2929.
Barbour Two-way Language Immersion
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1506 Clover Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3395
Grades: K-8
| 727 students
Rank: #3030.
Bernard W Flinn Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2525 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 229-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 848 students
Rank: #3131.
Riverdahl Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2870
Grades: K-5
| 648 students
Rank: #3232.
West Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 877 students
Rank: #3333.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 4% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 West St
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3740
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Haskell Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Maple St
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3355
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Lewis Lemon Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1993 Mulberry St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 967-8000
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
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Rockford, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3051 Rotary Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 966-3036
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
4151 Samuelson Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 921-1651
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
315 Summit St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 966-3385
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
623 15th St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 229-2190
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
526 Catlin St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-3380
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
1907 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 489-7240
Grades: 9-10
| 42 students
2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2430
Grades: 1-5
| 235 students
2128 New Milford School Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2446
Grades: 3-5
| 222 students
Page Park School (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
5949 Safford Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 720-4764
Grades: 1-12
| 125 students
2729 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2165
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
520 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3721
Grades: 6-8
| 364 students
315 La Clede Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3790
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
3320 Glenwood Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3280
Grades: K-5
| 245 students
1520 Post Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3795
Grades: 1-5
| 292 students
3303 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2155
Grades: 5
| 402 students

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