Top 10 Best Union County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 2,435 students in Union County, IL (there are 1 private school, serving 26 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Union County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Union County, IL are Tri-county South - Choate, Jonesboro Elementary School and Cobden Jr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Union County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Union County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tri-county South - Choate
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 379
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-4541
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Jonesboro Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
309 Cook Ave
Jonesboro, IL 62952
(618) 833-5148
Grades: PK-8
| 343 students
Rank: #33.
Cobden Jr High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
413 N Appleknocker St
Cobden, IL 62920
(618) 893-4031
Grades: 6-8
| 95 students
Rank: #44.
Cobden Elementary School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
413 N Appleknocker St
Cobden, IL 62920
(618) 893-2311
Grades: PK-5
| 199 students
Rank: #55.
Dongola High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Po Box 190
Dongola, IL 62926
(618) 827-3524
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
Rank: #66.
Anna Junior High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Green St
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-6415
Grades: 5-8
| 264 students
Rank: #77.
Cobden High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
413 N Appleknocker St
Cobden, IL 62920
(618) 893-4031
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
Rank: #88.
Shawnee High School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3365 State Hwy 3 N
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
(618) 833-5307
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #99.
Davie Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Green St
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-8022
Grades: 3-4
| 117 students
Rank: #1010.
Dongola Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 190
Dongola, IL 62926
(618) 827-3524
Grades: PK-5
| 129 students
Rank: #1111.
Anna-jonesboro High School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
608 S Main St
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-8502
Grades: 9-12
| 522 students
Rank: #1212.
Shawnee Jr High School
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3365 State Hwy 3 N
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
(618) 833-5307
Grades: 6-8
| 58 students
Rank: #1313.
Dongola Jr High School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 190
Dongola, IL 62926
(618) 827-3524
Grades: 6-8
| 50 students
Rank: #1414.
Shawnee Elementary School
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3365 N State Route 3
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
(618) 833-4975
Grades: PK-5
| 149 students
Rank: n/an/a
108 Warren St
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-6851
Grades: PK-2
| 205 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Union County, IL

Union County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
608 South Main St
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 833-8421
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
413 North Appleknocker St
Cobden, IL 62920
(618) 893-4031
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1000 N Mail St Oak Hall
Anna, IL 62906
(618) 342-6778
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Union County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Union County, IL include Tri-county South - Choate, Jonesboro Elementary School and Cobden Jr High School.
How many public schools are located in Union County, IL?
15 public schools are located in Union County, IL.
What percentage of students in Union County, IL go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Union County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Union County, IL?
Union County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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