Top 10 Best Urbana Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,385 students in Urbana, IL. Urbana has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Urbana, IL are Leal Elementary School, Urbana High School and Yankee Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Urbana, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Urbana have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Urbana, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Leal Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
312 W Oregon St
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3618
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #22.
Urbana High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 S Race St
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3505
Grades: 9-12
| 1,175 students
Rank: #33.
Yankee Ridge Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2102 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3608
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #44.
Thomas Paine Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 James Cherry Dr
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3602
Grades: K-5
| 257 students
Rank: #55.
Urbana Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 S Vine St
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3685
Grades: 6-8
| 872 students
Rank: #66.
Wiley Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1602 S Anderson St
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3670
Grades: K-5
| 183 students
Rank: #77.
M L King Jr Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1108 Fairview Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-3675
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #88.
Dr Preston L Williams Jr Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2102 E Washington St
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3628
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: n/an/a
Champaign Co Detention Center
Alternative School
400 Art Bartell Rd
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3780
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
400 Art Bartell Rd
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3780
Grades: 6-11
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1212 W Springfield Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-2870
Grades: 7-12
| 314 students
Rank: n/an/a
2202 E Washington St
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3616
Grades: PK
| 213 students
Rank: n/an/a
Urbana Gerber School
Alternative School
1301 N Cunnigham Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 367-4064
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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