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The top 50 elementary schools in the Chicago area

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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Area Rank School City Percentile Statewide Rank
1Skinner North Chicago 97.4711
2Keller Gifted Magnet Chicago 94.2372
3Decatur Classical Chicago 93.9833
4Lenart Regional Gifted Chicago 92.6704
4Edison Regional Gifted Chicago 92.6704
6Washington Gifted Rockford 90.8526
7Skinner Elementary Chicago 90.3487
8Braeside Highland Park 88.9718
9McDade Classical Chicago 88.0349
9Poe Classical Chicago 88.0349
11Half Day Lincolnshire 86.81112
12Brook Forest Oak Brook 86.43313
13Highlands Naperville 86.17814
14Ravinia Highland Park 86.10415
15Lincoln Chicago 85.95616
16Lincoln River Forest 85.19917
17Hawthorne Scholastic Chicago 85.16018
17Grove Barrington 85.16018
19Roslyn Road Barrington 84.69220
20Romona Wilmette 84.43521
21Prospect Clarendon Hills 83.85122
22Pleasant Hill Palatine 82.76723
22John Laidlaw Western Springs 82.76723
22Hoover Math Schaumburg 82.76723
22Grundy Morton 82.76723
26Oak Hinsdale 82.68227
27Elm Burr Ridge 82.46828
28Edgebrook Chicago 82.38129
29Jackson Language Chicago 82.33830
30Ivy Hill Arlington Heights82.07831
31Wescott Northbrook 81.94732
32Orrington Evanston 81.90333
32Avoca West Glenview 81.90333
34Walker Clarendon Hills 81.77135
35The Lane Hinsdale 81.72736
36Jefferson Elmhurst 81.59437
36Fry Naperville 81.59437
38Cherokee Lake Forest 81.52739
39Kildeer Countryside Long Grove 81.37141
39Madison Hinsdale 81.37141
41McKenzie Wilmette 81.12543
42North Barrington Barrington 81.10244
43Longfellow Wheaton 81.01245
44Willowbrook Glenview 80.92146
44Prairie Buffalo Grove 80.92146
46Bell Chicago 80.73948
46Ogden La Grange 80.73948
48Greeley Winnetka 80.23451
49Robert Clow Naperville 80.09452
50Dewey Evanston 80.00153

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