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For the 2021 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, Cantrall Elementary School and Sandburg Elementary 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 30% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 37% 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).

Top Sangamon County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Iles Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1700 S 15th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3226

    Grades: 1-8 | 393 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cantrall Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1 Braves Ln
    Cantrall, IL 62625
    (217) 487-7312

    Grades: PK-3 | 391 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sandburg Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2051 Wabash Ave
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 787-3112

    Grades: K-5 | 275 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Williamsville High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    900 S Walnut St
    Williamsville, IL 62693
    (217) 566-3361

    Grades: 9-12 | 467 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lincoln Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    300 S 11th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 525-3236

    Grades: 6-8 | 314 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 Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    500 S Walnut St
    Williamsville, IL 62693
    (217) 566-3600

    Grades: 6-8 | 344 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Chatham Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    525 S College St
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2411

    Grades: K-4 | 581 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Williamsville Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    504 S Walnut St
    Williamsville, IL 62693
    (217) 566-4070

    Grades: 5 | 128 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Sangamon Valley West Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    341 Matilda St
    Illiopolis, IL 62539
    (217) 486-7521

    Grades: PK-5 | 158 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Glenwood Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1401 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-6704

    Grades: K-4 | 701 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    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: #12-1312.- 13.
    Tri-city Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 290
    Buffalo, IL 62515
    (217) 364-4035

    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Sherman Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    312 South St
    Sherman, IL 62684
    (217) 496-2021

    Grades: PK-4 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Glenwood High School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1501 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2424

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,403 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Springfield High School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    101 S Lewis St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,415 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Glenwood Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    595 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2481

    Grades: 7-8 | 743 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Rochester High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Rocket Dr
    Rochester, IL 62563
    (217) 498-9761

    Grades: 9-12 | 766 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Lindsay School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3600 Fielding Dr
    Springfield, IL 62711
    (217) 546-0200

    Grades: K-5 | 412 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Ball Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1015 New City Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2414

    Grades: PK-4 | 653 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    New Berlin Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 N Cedar St
    New Berlin, IL 62670
    (217) 488-6054

    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Cantrall Intermediate School Math: 33% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    155 Claypool St
    Cantrall, IL 62625
    (217) 487-9082

    Grades: 4-6 | 254 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    New Berlin Junior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 230
    New Berlin, IL 62670
    (217) 488-6012

    Grades: 6-8 | 206 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Farmingdale Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2473 N Farmingdale
    Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
    (217) 626-1221

    Grades: PK-4 | 464 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Pleasant Plains Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2455 N Farmingdale
    Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
    (217) 626-1061

    Grades: 5-8 | 383 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Benjamin Franklin Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1200 Outer Park Dr
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 787-3006

    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Auburn Junior High At Divernon Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    303 E Kenney St
    Divernon, IL 62530
    (217) 628-3611

    Grades: 6-8 | 300 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Pawnee Grade School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    810 4th St
    Pawnee, IL 62558
    (217) 625-2231

    Grades: PK-6 | 332 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Riverton High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 560
    Riverton, IL 62561
    (217) 629-6003

    Grades: 9-12 | 407 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Laketown Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1825 Lee St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 585-5819

    Grades: K-5 | 191 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Glenwood Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    465 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-1183

    Grades: 5-6 | 725 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    New Berlin High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 230
    New Berlin, IL 62670
    (217) 488-6012

    Grades: 9-12 | 249 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Rochester Intermediate School Math: 39% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    900 Jack Taylor Dr
    Rochester, IL 62563
    (217) 498-6215

    Grades: 4-6 | 497 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Auburn Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 N 7th St
    Auburn, IL 62615
    (217) 438-6919

    Grades: 3-5 | 283 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Auburn High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    511 N 7th St
    Auburn, IL 62615
    (217) 438-6817

    Grades: 9-12 | 393 students
  • Show 39 more public schools in Sangamon County, IL (out of 74 total schools)
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