Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Illinois (2022)

Public schools in Illinois achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 38% (2022).
The public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois is Northside College Preparatory High School with 97%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Illinois (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Northside College Preparatory High School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: 9-12
5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-3954
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Payton College Preparatory High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: 9-12
1034 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-0034
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Jones College Prep High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 9-12
700 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 534-8600
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 5-8
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Decatur Classical Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-6
7030 N Sacramento Av
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2201
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: PK-8
8101 S La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 535-0040
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Meadow Glens Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: K-5
1150 Muirhead Ave
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 420-3200
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Young Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 7-12
211 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7500
Rank: #1010.
Skinner North Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: K-8
640 W Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-8500
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Elm Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
15w201 60th St
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 861-4000
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 1-8
3020 W 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 535-2636
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Mcdade Elementary Classical School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-6
8801 S Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 535-3669
Rank: #1414.
Lane Technical High School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 7-12
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5400
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Daniel Wright Junior High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 6-8
1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Iles Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 1-8
1700 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3226
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Alan B Shepard Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
440 Grove Ave
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 948-0620
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Aviston Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: PK-8
350 S Hull St
Aviston, IL 62216
(618) 228-7245
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Hickory Creek Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4474
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Twin Groves Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
2600 N Buffalo Grv
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 821-8946
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
1250 Sanders Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-1900
Rank: #2222.
Butler Junior High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-8
2801 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 573-2760
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-5
525 S Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-6335
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Maple School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-8
2370 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 400-8900
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Bannockburn School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-8
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Bartelso Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-8
Po Box 267
Bartelso, IL 62218
(618) 765-2164
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Blythe Park Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
735 Leesley Rd
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-2168
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Eisenhower Academy
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 1-5
406 Burke Dr
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0233
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Forest Hills Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
5020 Central Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-7678
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Oak Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
950 S Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4300
Rank: #25 - 3125. - 31.
Poe Elementary Classical School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-6
10538 S Langley Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 535-5525
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Copeland Manor Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: K-5
801 7th Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-0240
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Lake Forest High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
1285 N Mckinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3600
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Mcclure Junior High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 6-8
4225 Wolf Rd
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-7590
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Park Junior High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 7-8
325 N Park Rd
La Grange Park, IL 60526
(708) 215-7025
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