2,202 reviews
  1. Chicago Public Schools
  2. 7-12
  3. Public, Magnet
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Readiness
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Address
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
Telephone
(773) 534-5400

Lane Tech College Prep High School Rankings

Niche ranks over 14,000 public high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
40 responses
Average ACT
27
1,065 responses
AP Enrollment
51%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.252 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.253 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 1,079 responses
  • International Days
    21%
  • Spirit week, holiday assembly, homecoming
    21%
  • Pep Rally
    15%
  • Dances (prom, homecoming, winter ball)
    13%
  • Turkey Bowl
    9%
  • Sporting events, espeically home games/meets
    7%
  • National Geographics presentations
    7%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,057
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.262 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.262 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.262 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Data not available
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.2%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.343 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.343 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.343 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,509/ year
National
$11,890
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.370 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.371 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.371 responses

Lane Tech College Prep High School Reviews

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Lane Tech is a high school that holds so much diversity. You'll make awesome friends and connections with teachers that will help bring you up and succeed in life. Being in a selective enrollment high school really pushes you to do your best and counselors are constantly mentioning college, including AP exams, enrichment programs, scholarship/financial aid info, and application deadlines. Aside from the academic portion, Lane Tech is really big on sports! Our school holds the most clubs and sports (boys, girls, coed) in the whole city of Chicago! Being a LT student is challenging, but worth the excitement.
I loved Lane Tech! It was an experience that I will never forget and I never realized that I would still be encountering Lane Tech Alumni so often now that I've graduated. I still feel like I received the best quality education at such a diverse school. However, I would like to see more courses that assist students going towards pre-professional tracks. They have many opportunities within the school for students with artistic and engineering interests, but the rest of the students who are interested in pre-professional tracks often only have the option of taking one or two courses that actually interest them.
This is an amazing school! The student population is large (4000+) and heavily inclusive. They have a lot of classes, over 200 clubs, a lot of different available sports, and some extremely fun electives. Every single teacher I've met here was amazing! If you plan on going here, definitely take Law with Ms. Sebestyen, it is one of many great classes available here. It is also right next to a lot of amazing food options, and the fact that there is open lunch (students can go out to eat wherever they want) makes a large amount of great restaurants easy to get to.