Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Illinois (2022)

The top ranked public middle 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 middle schools in Illinois are Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center, Young Magnet High School and Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Deerfield, Dunlap and Hinsdale.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Illinois (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #33.
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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
Twin Groves Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
2600 N Buffalo Grv
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 821-8946
Rank: #1818.
Marie Murphy School
Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2921 Illinois Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 251-3617
Rank: #1919.
Aviston Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
350 S Hull St
Aviston, IL 62216
(618) 228-7245
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Charles J Caruso Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1801 Montgomery Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-8430
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Kennedy Junior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2929 Green Trails Dr
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 420-3220
Rank: #2222.
Bannockburn School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Rank: #2323.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
615 W Kemper Pl
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 534-5720
Rank: #2424.
Stem Partnership School
Alternative School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-8
405 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 844-5626
Rank: #2525.
Lisbon Grade School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
127 S Canal St
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 736-6324
Rank: #2626.
Alan B Shepard Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
440 Grove Ave
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 948-0620
Rank: #2727.
Clarendon Hills Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
301 Chicago Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 861-4800
Rank: #2828.
The Joseph Sears School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
542 Abbotsford Rd
Kenilworth, IL 60043
(847) 256-5006
Rank: #2929.
Bartelso Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
Po Box 267
Bartelso, IL 62218
(618) 765-2164
Rank: #3030.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
6362 Gilmer Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 353-8500
Rank: #3131.
Skinner Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
111 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 534-7790
Rank: #3232.
Germantown Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
Po Box 400
Germantown, IL 62245
(618) 523-4253
Rank: #3333.
Lake Bluff Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
31 E Sheridan Pl
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 234-9407
Rank: #3434.
Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
3319 N Clifton Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 534-5550
Rank: #3535.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
525 Sunset Ridge Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 881-9459
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