Top 10 Best Winnebago County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 88 public schools serving 43,802 students in Winnebago County, IL. Winnebago County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Winnebago County, IL are Thurgood Marshall School, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and Pecatonica Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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 38% statewide average). Schools in Winnebago County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Best Winnebago County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 464 students
Rank: #22.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Grades: 1-4
| 401 students
Rank: #33.
Pecatonica Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 419
Pecatonica, IL 61063
(815) 239-2550
Grades: PK-4
| 335 students
Rank: #44.
Pecatonica Community Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Po Box 419
Pecatonica, IL 61063
(815) 239-2612
Grades: 5-8
| 277 students
Rank: #55.
Willowbrook Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6605 Prairie Hill Rd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(815) 389-3957
Grades: 5-8
| 326 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Prairie Hill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14714 Willowbrook Rd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(815) 389-3957
Grades: PK-4
| 424 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Stone Creek School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11633 S Gate Rd
Roscoe, IL 61073
(815) 623-2837
Grades: 2-3
| 334 students
Rank: #88.
Kinnikinnick School
Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5410 Pine Ln
Roscoe, IL 61073
(815) 623-2837
Grades: 4-5
| 376 students
Rank: #99.
Stephen Mack Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
11810 Old River Rd
Rockton, IL 61072
(815) 624-2611
Grades: 6-8
| 557 students
Rank: #1010.
Roscoe Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6121 Elevator Rd
Roscoe, IL 61073
(815) 623-2837
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students
Rank: #1111.
Hononegah High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
307 Salem St
Rockton, IL 61072
(815) 624-5005
Grades: 9-12
| 2,006 students
Rank: #1212.
Whitman Post Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1060 E Union St
Rockton, IL 61072
(815) 624-4006
Grades: 3-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1313.
Pecatonica High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Po Box 419
Pecatonica, IL 61063
(815) 239-2611
Grades: 9-12
| 256 students
Rank: #1414.
Shirland C C School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Po Box 99
Shirland, IL 61079
(815) 629-2000
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Durand Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 W South St
Durand, IL 61024
(815) 248-2171
Grades: PK-6
| 309 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Olson Park Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
1414 Minahan Dr
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 654-4504
Grades: 1-6
| 295 students
Rank: #1717.
Winnebago Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
407 N Elida St
Winnebago, IL 61088
(815) 335-2364
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #1818.
Ralston Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
710 Ralston Rd
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 654-4505
Grades: 1-6
| 344 students
Rank: #1919.
Durand High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 W South St
Durand, IL 61024
(815) 248-2171
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: #2020.
Jean Mcnair Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
304 E Mcnair Rd
Winnebago, IL 61088
(815) 335-1607
Grades: 3-5
| 307 students
Rank: #2121.
Machesney Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8615 N 2nd St
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 654-4509
Grades: 4-6
| 406 students
Rank: #2222.
Auburn High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
5110 Auburn St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,805 students
Rank: #2323.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5222 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4960
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #2424.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1750 Madron Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2492
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #2525.
Winnebago High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 E Mcnair Rd
Winnebago, IL 61088
(815) 335-2336
Grades: 9-12
| 454 students
Rank: #2626.
Marquette Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8500 Victory Ln
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 654-4503
Grades: 1-3
| 310 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Blackhawk Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Blackhawk Blvd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(815) 389-4001
Grades: 5-6
| 131 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
South Beloit Junior High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Blackhawk Blvd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(815) 389-1421
Grades: 7-8
| 143 students
Rank: #2929.
Harlem Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
735 Windsor Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815) 654-4510
Grades: 7-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #3030.
Harlem High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
9229 N Alpine Rd
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 654-4511
Grades: 10-12
| 1,529 students
Rank: #3131.
Arthur Froberg Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2464
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
Rank: #3232.
Guilford High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5620 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4870
Grades: 9-12
| 1,744 students
Rank: #3333.
Durand Junior High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 W South St
Durand, IL 61024
(815) 248-2171
Grades: 7-8
| 95 students
Rank: #3434.
Loves Park Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
344 Grand Ave
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815) 654-4501
Grades: 1-6
| 348 students
Rank: #3535.
Clifford P Carlson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4015 Pepper Dr
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 654-4955
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
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Winnebago County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3051 Rotary Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 966-3036
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
4151 Samuelson Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 921-1651
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
315 Summit St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 966-3385
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
623 15th St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 229-2190
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
526 Catlin St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-3380
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
1907 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 489-7240
Grades: 9-10
| 42 students
2021 Hawthorne Dr
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2430
Grades: 1-5
| 235 students
2128 New Milford School Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-2446
Grades: 3-5
| 222 students
Page Park School (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
5949 Safford Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 720-4764
Grades: 1-12
| 125 students
2729 Kishwaukee St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2165
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
520 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3721
Grades: 6-8
| 364 students
2970 Tracey St
Seward, IL 61077
(815) 247-8441
Grades: PK-K
| 155 students
315 La Clede Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 966-3790
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
3320 Glenwood Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 966-3280
Grades: K-5
| 245 students
1520 Post Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3795
Grades: 1-5
| 292 students
3303 20th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 229-2155
Grades: 5
| 402 students

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