Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Illinois (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Illinois are listed below (2024).
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 26%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 31%.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Illinois are Skinner North Elementary School, Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School and Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Cntr. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Deerfield, Hinsdale and River Forest.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Illinois (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Skinner North Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
640 W Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
(773) 534-8500
Rank: #22.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-8
3020 W 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 535-2636
Rank: #33.
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Cntr
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
4929 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Brook Forest Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
60 Regent Dr
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 325-6888
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Thurgood Marshall School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-8
4664 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 490-5400
Rank: #66.
Washington Gifted School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-8
3706 N Grand Blvd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 672-6563
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Decatur Classical Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
7030 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 534-2201
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Oak Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
950 S Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4300
Rank: #99.
The Joseph Sears School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
542 Abbotsford Rd
Kenilworth, IL 60043
(847) 853-3803
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Prospect Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
130 N Prospect Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4400
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-4
4704 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 966-3370
Rank: #1212.
The Lane Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
500 N Elm St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4500
Rank: #1313.
Daniel Wright Jr High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 1%)
Reading: 73% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Elm Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
15w201 60th St
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 861-4000
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Greeley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
275 Fairview Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-6060
Rank: #1616.
Walker School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
120 Walker Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4600
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Hickory Creek Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4474
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Meadow Glens Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 72% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1150 Muirhead Ave
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 420-3200
Rank: #1919.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
611 S Madison St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4100
Rank: #2020.
Meadowbrook Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 1%)
Reading: 68% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1600 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-7940
Rank: #2121.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
210 N Madison St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 861-4200
Rank: #2222.
Shabonee School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 72% (Top 1%)
Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-5
1000 Pfingsten Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-4970
Rank: #2323.
Bannockburn School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Rank: #2424.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
525 S Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-6335
Rank: #2525.
Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 68% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
3319 N Clifton Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 534-5550
Rank: #2626.
Wood Oaks Jr High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1250 Sanders Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-1900
Rank: #2727.
Aviston Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
350 S Hull St
Aviston, IL 62216
(618) 228-7245
Rank: #2828.
Lisbon Grade School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
127 S Canal St
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 736-6324
Rank: #2929.
Middlefork Primary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-3
405 Wagner Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 881-9505
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Gower West Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
7650 Clarendon Hills Rd
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 986-5383
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Greenbriar Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2195 Cherry Ln
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-7950
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Hubbard Woods Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
1110 Chatfield Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0920
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Iles Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-8
1700 S 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-3226
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
311 W Seminary Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 682-2080
Rank: #3535.
West School
Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 1%)
Reading: 64% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-4
1010 Forestway Dr
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-6600
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