Top 10 Best Williamson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 9,848 students in Williamson County, IL (there are 4 private schools, serving 579 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Williamson County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Williamson County, IL are Carterville High School, Washington Elementary School and Carterville Jr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Williamson County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Williamson County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Williamson County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carterville High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1415 W Grand Ave
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-2940
Grades: 9-12
| 638 students
Rank: #22.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
420 E Main St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-8534
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #33.
Carterville Jr High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
816 S Division St
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-4500
Grades: 7-8
| 371 students
Rank: #44.
Carterville Intermediate School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 School St
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-6411
Grades: 4-6
| 509 students
Rank: #55.
Tri-c Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1405 W Grand Ave
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-8742
Grades: K-3
| 702 students
Rank: #66.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 E Boulevard St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-5766
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Herrin High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 N 10th St
Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-6606
Grades: 9-12
| 673 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Morningside Dr
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-6063
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Longfellow Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1400 W Hendrickson St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-3230
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #1010.
Herrin Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 S 14th St
Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-7461
Grades: 6-8
| 506 students
Rank: #1111.
Adams School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15470 Lake Of Egypt Rd
Creal Springs, IL 62922
(618) 996-2181
Grades: PK-8
| 243 students
Rank: #1212.
Crab Orchard High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19189 Bailey St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 982-2181
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Rank: #1313.
Herrin C U S D 4 Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5200 Herrin Rd
Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-2744
Grades: 2-5
| 688 students
Rank: #1414.
Crab Orchard Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19189 Bailey St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 982-2181
Grades: PK-8
| 331 students
Rank: #1515.
Marion Jr High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1609 W Main St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-1317
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #1616.
Project Echo
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 238
Johnston City, IL 62951
(618) 983-6628
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Johnston City High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Jefferson Ave
Johnston City, IL 62951
(618) 983-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 329 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20163 Corinth Rd
Pittsburg, IL 62974
(618) 982-2130
Grades: 3-4
| 133 students
Rank: #1919.
Marion High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 S Carbon St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-8196
Grades: 9-12
| 1,162 students
Rank: #2020.
Washington Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 E 12th St
Johnston City, IL 62951
(618) 983-7581
Grades: 5-8
| 317 students
Rank: n/an/a
1108 Grand Ave
Johnston City, IL 62951
(618) 983-7561
Grades: PK-2
| 274 students
Rank: n/an/a
601 N 17th St
Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-5418
Grades: PK-1
| 494 students
Rank: n/an/a
Starquest Rssp South
Alternative School
502 W Jackson St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 998-1283
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Williamson Co Intensive Program
Special Education School
801 E Reeves St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-2472
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Williamson Co Learning Cntr
Special Education School
409 S Court St
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-2138
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Williamson County, IL

Williamson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
700 N 10th
Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-6625
Grades: 7-12
| 24 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Williamson County, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Williamson County, IL include Carterville High School, Washington Elementary School and Carterville Jr High School.
How many public schools are located in Williamson County, IL?
25 public schools are located in Williamson County, IL.
What percentage of students in Williamson County, IL go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Williamson County, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Williamson County, IL?
Williamson County, IL public schools minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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