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For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public schools in Urbana, IL, serving 4,837 students. Urbana has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Urbana, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Urbana have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Urbana, IL are Leal Elementary School, Thomas Paine Elementary School and Yankee Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Top Urbana, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Leal Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    312 W Oregon St
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3618

    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
  • Thomas Paine Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1801 James Cherry Dr
    Urbana, IL 61802
    (217) 384-3602

    Grades: K-5 | 328 students
  • Yankee Ridge Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2102 S Anderson St
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3608

    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
  • Urbana High School Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1002 S Race St
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3505

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,185 student
  • Urbana Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 S Vine St
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3685

    Grades: 6-8 | 940 students
  • M L King Junior Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1108 Fairview Ave
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3675

    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
  • Wiley Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1602 S Anderson St
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 384-3670

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Dr Preston L Williams Junior Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2102 E Washington St
    Urbana, IL 61802
    (217) 384-3628

    Grades: K-5 | 445 students
  • Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    400 Art Bartell Rd
    Urbana, IL 61802
    (217) 384-3780

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a student
  • University Of Illinois High School Alternative School
    1212 W Springfield
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 333-2870

    Grades: 8-12 | 290 students
  • Urbana Early Childhood Center
    2202 E Washington St
    Urbana, IL 61802
    (217) 384-3616

    Grades: PK | 322 students
  • Urbana Gerber School
    1301 N Cunnigham Ave
    Urbana, IL 61801
    (217) 367-4064

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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