Top 10 Best Public Schools in Illinois (2022)

The top ranked public schools in Illinois state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Illinois is 32%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 38%.
The top ranked public schools in Illinois are Northside College Preparatory High School, Payton College Preparatory High School and Jones College Prep High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Deerfield, Dunlap and Hinsdale.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Illinois (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Northside College Preparatory High School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-3954
Rank: #22.
Payton College Preparatory High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1034 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-0034
Rank: #33.
Jones College Prep High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
700 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 534-8600
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Decatur Classical Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
7030 N Sacramento Av
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2201
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Young Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
211 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7500
Rank: #77.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-8
3020 W 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 535-2636
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Skinner North Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
640 W Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-8500
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-8
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Rank: #1010.
Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
8101 S La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 535-0040
Rank: #1111.
Lane Technical High School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 534-5400
Rank: #1212.
Meadow Glens Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1150 Muirhead Ave
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 420-3200
Rank: #1313.
Iles Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-8
1700 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3226
Rank: #1414.
Mcdade Elementary Classical School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
8801 S Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 535-3669
Rank: #1515.
Daniel Wright Junior High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
Rank: #1616.
Eisenhower Academy
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-5
406 Burke Dr
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0233
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Elm Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
15w201 60th St
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 861-4000
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Hickory Creek Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4474
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Maple School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 81% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
2370 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 400-8900
Rank: #2020.
Butler Junior High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
2801 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 573-2760
Rank: #2121.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-4
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Rank: #2222.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
525 S Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-6335
Rank: #2323.
Greeley Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
275 Fairview Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-6060
Rank: #2424.
Poe Elementary Classical School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
10538 S Langley Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 535-5525
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Carleton W Washburne School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
515 Hibbard Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-5892
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
New Trier Township H S Winnetka
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: 10-12
385 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-7000
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Prospect Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
130 N Prospect Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4400
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Walden Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
630 Essex Ct
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-9660
Rank: #2929.
Braeside Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
150 Pierce Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
(224) 765-3401
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Copeland Manor Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
801 7th Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-0240
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Lake Forest High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1285 N Mckinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3600
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Mcclure Junior High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
4225 Wolf Rd
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-7590
Rank: #3333.
Washington Gifted School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-8
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Rank: #3434.
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1250 Sanders Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-1900
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Brook Forest Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
60 Regent Dr
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 325-6888
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