Top 10 Best Illinois Special Education Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 113 special education public schools serving 6,049 students in Illinois.
The top ranked special education public schools in Illinois are Il School For The Visually Impaired, Illinois School For The Deaf and A E R O Educational Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Illinois special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Illinois Special Education Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Il School For The Visually Impaired
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
658 E State St
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 479-4400
Grades: 12
| 53 students
Rank: #22.
Illinois School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
125 S Webster Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 479-4201
Grades: n/a
| 157 students
A E R O Educational Center
Special Education School
7600 Mason Ave
Burbank, IL 60459
(708) 496-3330
Grades: Inquire with school
| 78 students
Able Program
Special Education School
333 E 142nd St
Dolton, IL 60419
(708) 597-4250
Grades: 12
| 64 students
Academy For Learning
Special Education School
(1)
306 E 144th St
Dolton, IL 60419
(708) 841-1063
Grades: 11-12
| 97 students
AcademyFor Lifelong Learning
Special Education School
410 Ashland Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 481-3600
Grades: 12
| 24 students
Arbor Academy
Special Education School
776 Red Oak Ln
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 831-5100
Grades: Inquire with school
| 23 students
Bi-county Sp Ed Preschool Program
Special Education School
506 W 4th St Ste B
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 622-0858
Grades: 4-5
| 3 students
Black Hawk Area Special Ed Center
Special Education School
4680 / 11th St
East Moline, IL 61244
(309) 796-2500
Grades: Inquire with school
| 144 students
Boone County Center
Special Education School
1320 East Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-9851
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Braun Educational Center
Special Education School
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-4971
Grades: Inquire with school
| 115 students
Bridges Learning Center
Special Education School
226 Chicago Ave
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-0126
Grades: Inquire with school
| 69 students
Bryce Ash Grove Ed Center
Special Education School
1101 N 1800 East Rd
Milford, IL 60953
(815) 889-4120
Grades: Inquire with school
| 11 students
Care Program
Special Education School
5318 135th St
Midlothian, IL 60445
(708) 389-9955
Grades: Inquire with school
| 60 students
Chana Education Center/rock River
Special Education School
204 Main St
Chana, IL 61015
(815) 732-4664
Grades: Inquire with school
| 33 students
Circuit Breaker School
Special Education School
(1)
2233 6th St Ste 1
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 220-0740
Grades: Inquire with school
| 53 students
The Communications Program
Special Education School
5200 E Center St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 933-1503
Grades: K
| 1 students
Connections Program
Special Education School
6s331 Cornwall Rd
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 778-4524
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Cyd Lash Academy
Special Education School
18042 W Gages Lake
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 231-5570
Grades: Inquire with school
| 128 students
Deaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 214)
Special Education School
1900 E Thomas St
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 463-8174
Grades: 12
| 8 students
Deaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 23)
Special Education School
700 N Schoenbeck Rd
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
(847) 463-8174
Grades: 7
| 5 students
Deaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 62)
Special Education School
1375 S 5th Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847) 463-8174
Grades: PK
| 20 students
Deaf/hard Of Hearing/mn Prgrms
Special Education School
6s331 Cornwall Rd
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 778-4524
Grades: Inquire with school
| 45 students
Developmental Learning Pgm Dlp
Special Education School
14801 Turner Ave
Midlothian, IL 60445
(708) 371-6340
Grades: Inquire with school
| 159 students
Diagnostic & Developmental Center
Special Education School
1201 S 6th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-5286
Grades: Inquire with school
| 77 students
Directions Program
Special Education School
6s331 Cornwall Rd
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 778-4524
Grades: Inquire with school
| 13 students
Echo School
Special Education School
350 W 154th St
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 596-3200
Grades: Inquire with school
| 205 students
Ed & Life Skills Transition
Special Education School
1330 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 847-5590
Grades: 12
| 41 students
Educational Daycare
Special Education School
330 W Michigan Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 245-7174
Grades: PK
| 5 students
Excel Alternative Program
Special Education School
105 S State St
Atkinson, IL 61235
(309) 936-7790
Grades: Inquire with school
| 54 students
Fresh Start Treatment & Learning
Special Education School
(1)
215 N 1st St
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-6161
Grades: Inquire with school
| 56 students
Gages Lake School
Special Education School
18180 W Gages Lake
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 223-5586
Grades: Inquire with school
| 157 students
Grand Chain Alternative Center
Special Education School
251 W 2nd St
Grand Chain, IL 62941
(618) 634-2200
Grades: Inquire with school
| 7 students
H E L P Marshall
Special Education School
815 S 9th St
Marshall, IL 62441
(217) 826-5805
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
H E L P Sullivan
Special Education School
10 Hawthorne Ln
Sullivan, IL 61951
(217) 728-2105
Grades: PK
| 33 students
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