Top 5 Best Sterling Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,383 students in Sterling, IL. Sterling has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Sterling, IL are Sterling High School, Lincoln Elementary School and Washington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sterling, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Sterling have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sterling, IL Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sterling High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1608 4th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,044 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 E 6th St
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-1449
Grades: 3-5
| 334 students
Rank: #33.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
815 W Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-2372
Grades: 3-5
| 403 students
Rank: #44.
Challand Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 6th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 626-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 771 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
1510 E 25th St
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-5755
Grades: PK-2
| 374 students
806 E Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-6402
Grades: PK-2
| 446 students
Regional Center For Change
Alternative School
1001 W 23rd St
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-1495
Grades: 9
| 8 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Sterling, Illinois

Sterling, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
506 West 4th St
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-3000
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1608 5th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 632-0556
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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