Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Illinois (2024)

Public schools in Illinois achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 30% (2024).
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 Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy with 95%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 77% 95% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 83%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Illinois (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy
(Reading: 95%)
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 10-12
1500 Sullivan Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 907-5053
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Payton College Preparatory High School
(Math: 96% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 9-12
1034 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-0034
Rank: #33.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 1-8
3020 W 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 535-2636
Rank: #44.
Jones College Prep High School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 9-12
700 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 534-8600
Rank: #55.
Northside College Preparatory High School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 9-12
5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-3954
Rank: #66.
Young Magnet High School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 7-12
211 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7500
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Cntr
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Oak Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: PK-5
950 S Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4300
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
University Of Illinois High School
(Reading: 85-89%)
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 7-12
1212 W Springfield Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-2870
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Lane Technical High School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 7-12
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5400
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Washington Gifted School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 5-8
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Decatur Classical Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-8
7030 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2201
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Meadow Glens Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-5
1150 Muirhead Ave
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 420-3200
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Brook Forest Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
60 Regent Dr
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 325-6888
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Eisenhower Academy
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 1-5
406 Burke Dr
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0233
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Elm Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
15w201 60th St
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 861-4000
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Forest Hills Elementary School
(Reading: 80-84%)
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
5020 Central Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-7678
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
The Lane Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
500 N Elm St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4500
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Lisbon Grade School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-8
127 S Canal St
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 736-6324
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 1-4
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Rank: #2121.
Thurgood Marshall School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 5-8
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Rank: #2222.
Skinner North Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: K-8
640 W Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-8500
Rank: #2323.
Hickory Creek Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-8
22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4474
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Bannockburn School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-8
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Bartelso Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-8
Po Box 267
Bartelso, IL 62218
(618) 765-2164
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Bronzeville Classical Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-5
8 W Root St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 535-8085
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Ellsworth Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-5
145 N Sleight St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-6338
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Greenbriar Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-5
2195 Cherry Ln
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-7950
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Lena-winslow Jr High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 6-8
517 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
(815) 369-2525
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-8
8101 S La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 535-0040
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-4
511 Park Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-7340
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Prospect Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-5
130 N Prospect Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4400
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Walker School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-6
120 Walker Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4600
Rank: #24 - 3424. - 34.
Westmoor Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-5
2500 Cherry Ln
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-7960
Rank: #3535.
Highlands Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 77%
Grades: K-5
525 S Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-6335
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Illinois average public schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Illinois average public schools reading/language arts proficiency is 30%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois?
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois?
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois is Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy, with a value of 95%. The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency is Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School, with a value of 90-94%.

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