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The top ranked public schools in Illinois state are listed below (2021).
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 37%.
The top ranked public schools in Illinois are Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School, Skinner North Elementary School and Thurgood Marshall School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Deerfield, Downs and Hinsdale.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Illinois (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-83020 W 108th St
    ChicagoIL 60655
    (773) 535-2636

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Skinner North Elementary SchoolMath: 95% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8640 W Scott St
    ChicagoIL 60610
    (773) 534-8500

  • Rank: #33.
    Thurgood Marshall SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-84664 N Rockton Ave
    RockfordIL 61103
    (815) 490-5400

  • Rank: #44.
    Edison Elementary Regional Gifted CenterMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-84929 N Sawyer Ave
    ChicagoIL 60625
    (773) 534-0540

  • Rank: #55.
    Young Magnet High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-12211 S Laflin St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773) 534-7500

  • Rank: #66.
    Iles Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-81700 S 15th St
    SpringfieldIL 62703
    (217) 525-3226

  • Rank: #77.
    Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted CenterMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-88101 S La Salle St
    ChicagoIL 60620
    (773) 535-0040

  • Rank: #88.
    Lane Technical High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 86% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 86% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-122501 W Addison St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773) 534-5400

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Daniel Wright Junior High SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 81% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-81370 N Riverwoods Rd
    LincolnshireIL 60069
    (847) 295-1560

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Washington Gifted SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 83% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 83% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-83706 N Grand Blvd
    PeoriaIL 61614
    (309) 672-6563

  • Rank: #1111.
    Hickory Creek Middle SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 79% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-822150 S Owens Rd
    FrankfortIL 60423
    (815) 469-4474

  • Rank: #1212.
    Lisbon Grade SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8127 S Canal St
    NewarkIL 60541
    (815) 736-6324

  • Rank: #1313.
    Marie Murphy SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-82921 Illinois Rd
    WilmetteIL 60091
    (847) 251-3617

  • Rank: #1414.
    Butler Junior High SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-82801 York Rd
    Oak BrookIL 60523
    (630) 573-2760

  • Rank: #1515.
    Kennedy Junior High SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-82929 Green Trails Dr
    LisleIL 60532
    (630) 420-3220

  • Rank: #1616.
    Lincoln Elementary SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8615 W Kemper Pl
    ChicagoIL 60614
    (773) 534-5720

  • Rank: #1717.
    Stem Partnership SchoolAlternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 3-8405 S Gladstone Ave
    AuroraIL 60506
    (630) 844-5626

  • Rank: #1818.
    Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-83319 N Clifton Ave
    ChicagoIL 60657
    (773) 534-5550

  • Rank: #1919.
    Prairieview-ogden Junior High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-82499 Cr 2100e
    ThomasboroIL 61878
    (217) 694-4122

  • Rank: #2020.
    Alan B Shepard Middle SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8440 Grove Ave
    DeerfieldIL 60015
    (847) 948-0620

  • Rank: #2121.
    The Joseph Sears SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-8542 Abbotsford Rd
    KenilworthIL 60043
    (847) 256-5006

  • Rank: #2222.
    Maple SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-82370 Shermer Rd
    NorthbrookIL 60062
    (847) 400-8900

  • Rank: #2323.
    Aviston Elementary SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8350 S Hull St
    AvistonIL 62216
    (618) 228-7245

  • Rank: #2424.
    Wood Oaks Junior High SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-81250 Sanders Rd
    NorthbrookIL 60062
    (847) 272-1900

  • Rank: #2525.
    Sunset Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 72% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-8525 Sunset Ridge Rd
    WinnetkaIL 60093
    (847) 881-9459

  • Rank: #2626.
    Charles J Caruso Middle SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81801 Montgomery Rd
    DeerfieldIL 60015
    (847) 945-8430

  • Rank: #2727.
    Twin Groves Middle SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-82600 N Buffalo Grv
    Buffalo GroveIL 60089
    (847) 821-8946

  • Rank: #2828.
    Woodlawn Middle SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-86362 Gilmer Rd
    Lake ZurichIL 60047
    (847) 353-8500

  • Rank: #2929.
    Lake Bluff Middle SchoolMath: 69% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 69% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-831 E Sheridan Pl
    Lake BluffIL 60044
    (847) 234-9407

  • Rank: #3030.
    Clarendon Hills Middle SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8301 Chicago Ave
    Clarendon HillsIL 60514
    (630) 861-4800

  • Rank: #3131.
    Aptakisic Junior High SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-81231 Weiland Rd
    Buffalo GroveIL 60089
    (847) 353-5500

  • Rank: #3232.
    Thomas Metcalf SchoolAlternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8Isu Campus Box 7000
    NormalIL 61790
    (309) 438-7621

  • Rank: #3333.
    Bannockburn SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-82165 Telegraph Rd
    DeerfieldIL 60015
    (847) 945-5900

  • Rank: #3434.
    Lincoln Prairie SchoolMath: 68% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 68% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 68% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-8500 Hillcrest Blvd
    Hoffman EstatesIL 60169
    (847) 357-5955

  • Rank: #3535.
    Oak Grove Elementary SchoolMath: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 69% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 5%)Math: 69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-81700 Oplaine Rd
    LibertyvilleIL 60048
    (847) 367-4120

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