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For the 2021 school year, there are 91 public schools in Winnebago County, IL, serving 44,836 students. Winnebago County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Winnebago County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Winnebago County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Winnebago County, IL are Thurgood Marshall School, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and Willowbrook Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to 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 Winnebago County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Thurgood Marshall School Math: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4664 N Rockton Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 490-5400

    Grades: 5-8 | 464 students
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4704 N Rockton Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3370

    Grades: 1-4 | 401 students
  • Willowbrook Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6605 Prairie Hill Rd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-3957

    Grades: 5-8 | 326 students
  • Pecatonica Community Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Po Box 419
    Pecatonica, IL 61063
    (815) 239-2612

    Grades: 5-8 | 277 students
  • Stephen Mack Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11810 Old River Rd
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-2611

    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
  • Stone Creek School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11633 S Gate Rd
    Roscoe, IL 61073
    (815) 623-2837

    Grades: 2-3 | 334 students
  • Pecatonica Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Po Box 419
    Pecatonica, IL 61063
    (815) 239-2550

    Grades: PK-4 | 335 students
  • Prairie Hill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14714 Willowbrook Rd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-3957

    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
  • Roscoe Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6121 Elevator Rd
    Roscoe, IL 61073
    (815) 623-2837

    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
  • Hononegah High School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    307 Salem St
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-5005

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,006 students
  • Kinnikinnick School Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5410 Pine Ln
    Roscoe, IL 61073
    (815) 623-2837

    Grades: 4-5 | 376 students
  • Whitman Post Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1060 E Union St
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-4006

    Grades: 3-5 | 491 students
  • Wilson Aspire Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    520 N Pierpont Ave
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815) 966-3770

    Grades: 7-10 | 25 students
  • Pecatonica High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 419
    Pecatonica, IL 61063
    (815) 239-2611

    Grades: 9-12 | 256 students
  • Winnebago High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    200 E Mcnair Rd
    Winnebago, IL 61088
    (815) 335-2336

    Grades: 9-12 | 454 students
  • Durand Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    200 W South St
    Durand, IL 61024
    (815) 248-2171

    Grades: PK-6 | 309 students
  • Shirland C C School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 99
    Shirland, IL 61079
    (815) 629-2000

    Grades: K-8 | 105 students
  • Winnebago Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    407 N Elida St
    Winnebago, IL 61088
    (815) 335-2364

    Grades: 6-8 | 318 students
  • Jean Mcnair Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    304 E Mcnair Rd
    Winnebago, IL 61088
    (815) 335-1607

    Grades: 3-5 | 307 students
  • Auburn High School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5110 Auburn St
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815) 966-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,805 student
  • Machesney Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8615 N 2nd St
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815) 654-4509

    Grades: 4-6 | 406 students
  • Blackhawk Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    840 Blackhawk Blvd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-4001

    Grades: 5-6 | 131 students
  • Durand Junior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    200 W South St
    Durand, IL 61024
    (815) 248-2171

    Grades: 7-8 | 95 students
  • Olson Park Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1414 Minahan Dr
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815) 654-4504

    Grades: 1-6 | 295 students
  • South Beloit Senior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    245 Prairie Hill Rd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-9004

    Grades: 9-12 | 248 students
  • Ralston Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    710 Ralston Rd
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815) 654-4505

    Grades: 1-6 | 344 students
  • Brookview Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1750 Madron Rd
    Rockford, IL 61107
    (815) 229-2492

    Grades: K-5 | 495 students
  • Durand High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 W South St
    Durand, IL 61024
    (815) 248-2171

    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
  • Spring Creek Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5222 Spring Creek Rd
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815) 654-4960

    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
  • Harlem Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    735 Windsor Rd
    Loves Park, IL 61111
    (815) 654-4510

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,005 student
  • Marquette Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8500 Victory Ln
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815) 654-4503

    Grades: 1-3 | 310 students
  • Harlem High School Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9229 N Alpine Rd
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815) 654-4511

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,529 student
  • Clifford P Carlson Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4015 Pepper Dr
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815) 654-4955

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
  • Maud E Johnson Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3805 Rural St
    Rockford, IL 61107
    (815) 229-2485

    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
  • Maple Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1405 Maple Ave
    Loves Park, IL 61111
    (815) 654-4502

    Grades: 1-6 | 291 students
  • Show 56 more public schools in Winnebago County, IL (out of 91 total schools)
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