I remember my elementary school years like they were yesterday even though they very much weren't. That's probably because I didn't complete much school after it, but that's a different story for a different day. If you're looking for the best elementary school in Illinois, there are many to choose from.

The most recent ranking of the best elementary schools in Illinois was recently shared by US News and World Report. Even the bottom of this Illinois school list features highly-successful education systems. NOTE: it appears they've only rated public schools and not private schools.

Some interesting takeaways from this list. Seems like a large percentage are located in the northern half of Illinois. It's also odd that so many schools were tied at different levels considering how many different metrics US News and World Report used to create this ranking.

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