Top 10 Best Stephenson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 5,911 students in Stephenson County, IL (there are 5 private schools, serving 766 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Stephenson County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Stephenson County, IL are Lena-winslow Jr High School, Lena-winslow Elementary School and Orangeville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Stephenson County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Stephenson County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Stephenson County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lena-winslow Jr High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
517 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
(815) 369-2525
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students
Rank: #22.
Lena-winslow Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
(815) 369-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #33.
Orangeville Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 S Orange St
Orangeville, IL 61060
(815) 789-4613
Grades: PK-5
| 135 students
Rank: #44.
Dakota Jr Sr High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Campus Dr
Dakota, IL 61018
(844) 632-5682
Grades: 7-12
| 387 students
Rank: #55.
Orangeville High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 S Orange St
Orangeville, IL 61060
(815) 789-4289
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Rank: #66.
German Valley Grade School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 74
German Valley, IL 61039
(815) 362-2279
Grades: PK-K
| 72 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Pearl City Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 9
Pearl City, IL 61062
(815) 443-2715
Grades: PK-6
| 219 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Pearl City Jr High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 9
Pearl City, IL 61062
(815) 443-2715
Grades: 7-8
| 64 students
Rank: #99.
Orangeville Jr High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 S Orange St
Orangeville, IL 61060
(815) 789-4289
Grades: 6-8
| 76 students
Rank: #1010.
Center Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
718 E Illinois St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0480
Grades: PK-4
| 276 students
Rank: #1111.
Dakota Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Campus Dr
Dakota, IL 61018
(815) 449-2852
Grades: PK-6
| 389 students
Rank: #1212.
Lena-winslow High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
516 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
(815) 369-2525
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
Rank: #1313.
Pearl City High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 9
Pearl City, IL 61062
(815) 443-2715
Grades: 9-12
| 142 students
Rank: #1414.
Jones-farrar An International Baccalaureate World School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1386 Kiwanis Dr
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0610
Grades: PK-6
| 317 students
Rank: #1515.
Freeport High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 W Moseley St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Blackhawk Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 S Blackhawk Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0490
Grades: PK-4
| 277 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Empire Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1325 Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0380
Grades: PK-4
| 350 students
Rank: #1818.
Carl Sandburg Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 W Eby St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0340
Grades: 5-6
| 395 students
Rank: #1919.
Lincoln-douglas Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 W Laurel St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0370
Grades: PK-4
| 266 students
Rank: #2020.
Freeport Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 7%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 W Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0500
Grades: 7-8
| 539 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career & Tech Educ Consortium
Vocational School
2037 W Galena Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0709
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Freeport Alternative High School
Alternative School
1330 S Locust Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 233-0796
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Rap Freeport
Alternative School
27 S State Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 599-1408
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Stephenson County, IL

Stephenson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
302 West Exchange St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 235-8027
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
2037 West Galena Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0709
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
511 South Liberty Ave
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 541-3791
Grades: PK
| n/a students
806 E Stephenson St
Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 232-0390
Grades: PK-4
| n/a students
501 School St
Winslow, IL 61089
(815) 367-2045
Grades: PK-K
| 121 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Stephenson County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Stephenson County, IL include Lena-winslow Jr High School, Lena-winslow Elementary School and Orangeville Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Stephenson County, IL?
23 public schools are located in Stephenson County, IL.
What percentage of students in Stephenson County, IL go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Stephenson County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Stephenson County, IL?
Stephenson County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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