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The top 50 elementary schools in Illinois

The Chicago Sun-Times bases its exclusive rankings of schools on average scores on state achievement tests. How we ranked the schools.

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Statewide Rank School City Percentile
1Skinner North Elementary SchoolChicago97.471
2Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet SchoolChicago94.237
3Decatur Classical Elementary SchoolChicago93.983
4Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted CtrChicago92.670
4Edison Elementary Regional Gifted CntrChicago92.670
6Washington Gifted SchoolRockford90.852
7Skinner Elementary SchoolChicago90.348
8Braeside Elementary SchoolHighland Park88.971
9Mcdade Elementary Classical SchoolChicago88.034
9Poe Elementary Classical SchoolChicago88.034
11Iles Elementary SchoolSpringfield87.900
12Half Day SchoolLincolnshire86.811
13Brook Forest Elementary SchoolOak Brook86.433
14Highlands Elementary SchoolNaperville86.178
15Ravinia Elementary SchoolHighland Park86.104
16Lincoln Elementary SchoolChicago85.956
17Lincoln Elementary SchoolRiver Forest85.199
18Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic AcademyChicago85.160
18Grove Avenue Elementary SchoolBarrington85.160
20Roslyn Road Elementary SchoolBarrington84.692
21Romona Elementary SchoolWilmette SD 3984.435
22Prospect Elementary SchoolClarendon Hills83.851
23Pleasant Hill Elementary SchoolPalatine CCSD 1582.767
23John Laidlaw Elementary SchoolWestern Springs82.767
23Hoover Math Elementary SchoolSchaumburg82.767
23Grundy Elementary SchoolMorton82.767
27Oak Elementary SchoolHinsdale82.682
28Elm Elementary SchoolBurr Ridge82.468
29Edgebrook Elementary SchoolChicago82.381
30Jackson A Elementary Language AcadChicago82.338
31Ivy Hill Elementary SchoolArlington Heights82.078
32Wescott Elementary SchoolNorthbrook81.947
33Orrington Elementary SchoolEvanston81.903
33Avoca West Elementary SchoolGlenview81.903
35Walker SchoolClarendon Hills81.771
36The Lane Elementary SchoolHinsdale81.727
37Jefferson Elementary SchoolElmhurst81.594
37Fry Elementary SchoolNaperville81.594
39Cherokee Elementary SchoolLake Forest81.527
40Wilder-Waite Elementary SchoolPeoria81.505
41Kildeer Countryside Elementary SchoolLong Grove81.371
41Madison Elementary SchoolHinsdale81.371
43McKenzie Elementary SchoolWilmette81.125
44North Barrington Elementary SchoolBarrington81.102
45Longfellow Elementary SchoolWheaton81.012
46Willowbrook Elementary SchoolGlenview80.921
46Prairie Elementary SchoolBuffalo Grove80.921
48Bell Elementary SchoolChicago80.739
48Ogden Ave Elementary SchoolLa Grange80.739
50Goodfield Elementary SchoolGoodfield80.579

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