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For the 2021 school year, there are 24 public schools in Waukegan, IL, serving 16,898 students. Waukegan has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Waukegan, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Waukegan have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Waukegan, IL are Little Fort Elementary School, Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School and H R Mccall Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Top Waukegan, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Little Fort Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1775 Blanchard Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-3700

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    522 Belvidere Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1700

    Grades: K-5 | 501 students
  • H R Mccall Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3215 N Mcaree Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-1760

    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
  • John S Clark Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Blanchard Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-1570

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
  • Greenwood Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1919 North Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-2080

    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
  • Glen Flora Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1110 Chestnut St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1800

    Grades: K-5 | 494 students
  • Hyde Park Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1525 Hyde Park Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1970

    Grades: K-5 | 290 students
  • Daniel Webster Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    930 New York St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2760

    Grades: 6-8 | 626 students
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 S Lewis Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2560

    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
  • Washington Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    110 S Orchard Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2220

    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
  • Oakdale Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2230 N Mcaree Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-1860

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
  • Whittier Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 N Lewis Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1900

    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
  • North Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 Franklin St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2160

    Grades: PK-5 | 613 students
  • Glenwood Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2500 Northmoor Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2010

    Grades: K-5 | 745 students
  • Learn Chtr 9 Campus In Waukegan Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 W Glen Flora
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (847) 377-0690

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Jack Benny Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1401 Montesano Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-2460

    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
  • Waukegan High School Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2325 Brookside Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-3000

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,609 students
  • Lyon Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    800 S Elmwood Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
  • Howe Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10271 W Beach Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (847) 599-5362

    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
  • Robert E Abbott Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1319 Washington St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2360

    Grades: 6-8 | 776 students
  • Clearview Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Delaware Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224) 303-1600

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Miguel Juarez Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N Butrick St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2660

    Grades: 6-8 | 830 students
  • Carman-buckner Elementary School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 Helmholz Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1500

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Early Learning Center
    1721 N Mcaree Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-1400

    Grades: PK | 255 students
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