Top 10 Best Springfield Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 14,253 students in Springfield, IL. Springfield has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Springfield, IL are Iles Elementary School, Lincoln Magnet School and Owen Marsh Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Springfield, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Springfield have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Springfield, IL Public Schools (2021-22)

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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
Butler Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 S Macarthur
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 787-3189
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1111.
Wilcox Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Hastings Rd
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3281
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1212.
Black Hawk Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 S College St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3195
Grades: K-5
| 244 students
Rank: #1313.
Hazel Dell Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
850 W Lake Shore Dr
Springfield, IL 62712
(217) 525-3223
Grades: K-5
| 180 students
Rank: #1414.
Enos Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
524 W Elliott Ave
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3208
Grades: K-5
| 269 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Matheny-withrow Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3245
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Southern View Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3338 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 585-5837
Grades: K-5
| 190 students
Rank: #1717.
Jane Addams Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Babiak Ln
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 787-3144
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Douglas School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
444 W Reynolds St
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-4400
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Springfield Learning Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Laurel St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3358
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Rank: #2020.
Elizabeth Graham Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W Edwards St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3220
Grades: K-5
| 213 students
Rank: #2121.
Springfield Southeast High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2350 E Ash St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3130
Grades: 9-12
| 1,233 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Edwin A Lee Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Bunn Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 585-5828
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 E Ridgely Ave
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3211
Grades: K-5
| 249 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Ridgely Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2040 N 8th St
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3259
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #2525.
U S Grant Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 W Monroe St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3170
Grades: 6-8
| 572 students
Rank: #2626.
Harvard Park Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 S 11th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3214
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #2727.
Lanphier High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 N 11th St
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3080
Grades: 9-12
| 1,199 students
Rank: #2828.
Dubois Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
120 S Lincoln Ave
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 787-3066
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2929.
Mcclernand Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N 6th St
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-3247
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #3030.
Washington Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 E Jackson St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3182
Grades: 6-8
| 645 students
Rank: #3131.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 S Allis St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 585-5810
Grades: 6-8
| 561 students
Rank: #3232.
Feitshans Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3030
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Early Learning Center
2501 S 1st St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3163
Grades: PK
| 681 students
101 E Laurel St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3144
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Sangamon County Learning Academy
Alternative School
(1)
2201 Toronto Ste C
Springfield, IL 62712
(217) 529-3390
Grades: 11-12
| 44 students
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Springfield, Illinois 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
1101 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3030
Grades: PK-5
| 157 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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