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

Public middle schools in Illinois achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 31% (2024).
The public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public middle school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois is Young Magnet High School with 91%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 65% 91% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 74%

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

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Young Magnet High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 7-12
211 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7500
Rank: #22.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 1-8
3020 W 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 535-2636
Rank: #33.
Skinner North Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-8
640 W Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-8500
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Hickory Creek Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-8
22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4474
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lane Technical High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 7-12
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5400
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Decatur Classical Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-8
7030 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2201
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Cntr
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
Washington Gifted School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 5-8
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Rank: #1010.
Lisbon Grade School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-8
127 S Canal St
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 736-6324
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
The Joseph Sears School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: PK-8
542 Abbotsford Rd
Kenilworth, IL 60043
(847) 853-3803
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Willowbrook Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 5-8
6605 Prairie Hill Rd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(815) 389-3957
Rank: #1313.
Dalzell Grade School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: PK-8
307 Chestnut St
Dalzell, IL 61320
(815) 663-8821
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Daniel Wright Jr High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 6-8
1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Dunlap Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 6-8
Po Box 366
Dunlap, IL 61525
(309) 243-7778
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Kennedy Junior High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 6-8
2929 Green Trails Dr
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 420-3220
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Bannockburn School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: K-8
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Bartelso Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-8
Po Box 267
Bartelso, IL 62218
(618) 765-2164
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Lena-winslow Jr High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 6-8
517 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
(815) 369-2525
Rank: #2020.
Alan B Shepard Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 71%
Grades: 6-8
440 Grove Ave
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 948-0620
Rank: #2121.
Wood Oaks Jr High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 6-8
1250 Sanders Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-1900
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Aviston Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: PK-8
350 S Hull St
Aviston, IL 62216
(618) 228-7245
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Germantown Hills Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 5-8
103 Warrior Way
Metamora, IL 61548
(309) 383-2121
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Charles J Caruso Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 6-8
1801 Montgomery Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-8430
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: K-8
3319 N Clifton Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 534-5550
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Morton Jr High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 7-8
225 E Jackson St
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-6522
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Park Junior High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 7-8
325 N Park Rd
La Grange Park, IL 60526
(708) 215-7025
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Butler Junior High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 6-8
2801 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 573-2760
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Iles Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 1-8
1700 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3226
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Rondout Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: K-8
28593 N Bradley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 362-2021
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Hinsdale Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: 6-8
100 S Garfield St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4700
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Skinner Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: PK-8
111 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7790
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Burley Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 66%
Grades: K-8
1630 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 534-5475
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Central Intermediate School
Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 66%
Grades: 4-8
1301 Eagle Ave
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3943
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 65%
Grades: K-8
615 W Kemper Pl
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 534-5720
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Illinois average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Illinois average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency is 31%% for 2024.
What are the public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois?
The best top ranked public middle schools in Illinois include Young Magnet High School, Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School and Skinner North Elementary School.

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