Top 10 Best Waukegan Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 16,898 students in Waukegan, IL. Waukegan has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Waukegan, IL are John S Clark Elementary School, Glen Flora Elementary School and Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waukegan, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Waukegan have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Waukegan, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John S Clark Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Blanchard Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-1570
Grades: K-5
| 236 students
Rank: #22.
Glen Flora Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1110 Chestnut St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-1800
Grades: K-5
| 494 students
Rank: #33.
Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
522 Belvidere Rd
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-1700
Grades: K-5
| 501 students
Rank: #44.
Little Fort Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1775 Blanchard Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-3700
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
H R Mccall Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3215 N Mcaree Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-1760
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #66.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1919 North Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-2080
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #77.
Learn Chtr 9 Campus In Waukegan
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1200 W Glen Flora
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 377-0690
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #88.
Hyde Park Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 Hyde Park Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-1970
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2560
Grades: 6-8
| 906 students
Rank: #1010.
Lyon Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 S Elmwood Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1111.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Northmoor Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2010
Grades: K-5
| 745 students
Rank: #1212.
Daniel Webster Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
930 New York St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2760
Grades: 6-8
| 626 students
Rank: #1313.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
901 N Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 586 students
Rank: #1414.
Jack Benny Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Montesano Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-2460
Grades: 6-8
| 607 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
110 S Orchard Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2220
Grades: K-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1616.
Clearview Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Delaware Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-1600
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: #1717.
North Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Franklin St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2160
Grades: PK-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1818.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2230 N Mcaree Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-1860
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #1919.
Howe Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10271 W Beach Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 599-5362
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #2020.
Waukegan High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
2325 Brookside Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 4,609 students
Rank: #2121.
Robert E Abbott Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1319 Washington St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2360
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #2222.
Miguel Juarez Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N Butrick St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2660
Grades: 6-8
| 830 students
Rank: #2323.
Carman-buckner Elementary School
Math: 5% | Reading: 7%
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
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waukegan, Illinois

Waukegan, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
742 Greenwood Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 360-5511
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
1020 Glen Rock Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-5540
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
1020 Glen Rock Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-5540
Grades: PK
| 136 students
1200 W Glen Flora Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 599-3903
Grades: PK
| 267 students
1011 Washington St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 263-4765
Grades: 9-11
| 1,097 students

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