Top 10 Best Sangamon County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 74 public schools serving 29,860 students in Sangamon County, IL. Sangamon County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Sangamon County, IL are Iles Elementary School, Sherman Elementary School and Lincoln Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sangamon 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 35% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Sangamon County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sangamon County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Iles Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3226
Grades: 1-8
| 393 students
Rank: #22.
Sherman Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
312 South St
Sherman, IL 62684
(217) 496-2021
Grades: PK-4
| 599 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 S 11th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3236
Grades: 6-8
| 314 students
Rank: #44.
Cantrall Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Braves Ln
Cantrall, IL 62625
(217) 487-7312
Grades: PK-3
| 391 students
Rank: #55.
Glenwood High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1501 E Plummer Blvd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-2424
Grades: 9-12
| 1,403 students
Rank: #66.
Owen Marsh Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Avon Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 787-3173
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #77.
Williamsville High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 S Walnut St
Williamsville, IL 62693
(217) 566-3361
Grades: 9-12
| 467 students
Rank: #88.
Sandburg Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2051 Wabash Ave
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 787-3112
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #99.
Rochester High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Rocket Dr
Rochester, IL 62563
(217) 498-9761
Grades: 9-12
| 766 students
Rank: #1010.
Pleasant Plains High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 N Cartwright St
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
(217) 626-1044
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
Rank: #1111.
Chatham Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 S College St
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-2411
Grades: K-4
| 581 students
Rank: #1212.
Williamsville Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 S Walnut St
Williamsville, IL 62693
(217) 566-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 344 students
Rank: #1313.
New Berlin Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 N Cedar St
New Berlin, IL 62670
(217) 488-6054
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #1414.
Ball Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1015 New City Rd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-2414
Grades: PK-4
| 653 students
Rank: #1515.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1401 E Plummer Blvd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-6704
Grades: K-4
| 701 students
Rank: #1616.
Glenwood Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
595 Chatham Rd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-2481
Grades: 7-8
| 743 students
Rank: #1717.
Cantrall Intermediate School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
155 Claypool St
Cantrall, IL 62625
(217) 487-9082
Grades: 4-6
| 254 students
Rank: #1818.
Sangamon Valley West Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
341 Matilda St
Illiopolis, IL 62539
(217) 486-7521
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #1919.
New Berlin High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 230
New Berlin, IL 62670
(217) 488-6012
Grades: 9-12
| 249 students
Rank: #2020.
Springfield High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 S Lewis St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,415 students
Rank: #2121.
Farmingdale Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2473 N Farmingdale
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
(217) 626-1221
Grades: PK-4
| 464 students
Rank: #2222.
Rochester Intermediate School
Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 Jack Taylor Dr
Rochester, IL 62563
(217) 498-6215
Grades: 4-6
| 497 students
Rank: #2323.
Tri-city Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 290
Buffalo, IL 62515
(217) 364-4035
Grades: PK-5
| 301 students
Rank: #2424.
Pawnee Grade School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
810 4th St
Pawnee, IL 62558
(217) 625-2231
Grades: PK-6
| 332 students
Rank: #2525.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1200 Outer Park Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 787-3006
Grades: 6-8
| 788 students
Rank: #2626.
Auburn Junior High At Divernon
Math: 24% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
303 E Kenney St
Divernon, IL 62530
(217) 628-3611
Grades: 6-8
| 300 students
Rank: #2727.
Auburn High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
511 N 7th St
Auburn, IL 62615
(217) 438-6817
Grades: 9-12
| 393 students
Rank: #2828.
Sangamon Valley Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
341 Matilda St
Illiopolis, IL 62539
(217) 486-2241
Grades: 6-8
| 161 students
Rank: #2929.
Glenwood Intermediate School
Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
465 Chatham Rd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-1183
Grades: 5-6
| 725 students
Rank: #3030.
Lindsay School
Math: 37% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3600 Fielding Dr
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 546-0200
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #3131.
Springfield Ball Charter School
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2530 E Ash St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3275
Grades: K-8
| 398 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Laketown Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1825 Lee St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 585-5819
Grades: K-5
| 191 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
New Berlin Junior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 230
New Berlin, IL 62670
(217) 488-6012
Grades: 6-8
| 206 students
Rank: #3434.
Pleasant Plains Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2455 N Farmingdale
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
(217) 626-1061
Grades: 5-8
| 383 students
Rank: #3535.
Riverton High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 560
Riverton, IL 62561
(217) 629-6003
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students
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Sangamon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2201 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62712
(217) 529-5431
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
2201 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62712
(217) 529-5431
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1101 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3257
Grades: 6-8
| 273 students
303 East Kenney St
Divernon, IL 62530
(217) 628-3611
Grades: PK-3
| 63 students
Po Box 20
Divernon, IL 62530
(217) 628-3414
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
1101 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3030
Grades: PK-5
| 157 students
600 North Cedar St
New Berlin, IL 62670
(217) 488-6111
Grades: 4-6
| n/a students
2500 Taylor Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 529-8849
Grades: 3-12
| 50 students
3040 East Linden Ave
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3256
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
1200 S Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3284
Grades: PK
| 287 students

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