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2022 Best high schools for athletes in Cook County

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  1. #2 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Loyola Academy

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    Private School,

    WILMETTE, IL,

    9-12,

    301 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Loyola Academy is a great school as long as you can foot the bill and desire Jesuit values in education. Loyola’s strengths are its athletics and college readiness. Athletics are a huge part of the....

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 34,

  2. #4 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Marist High School

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    455 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I really liked how big the Marist community is in and outside of the school, it feels like one big family with helpful people surrounding you all the time. The academics are really good, the sports,....

    Read 455 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

  3. #5 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Whitney M. Young Magnet High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    1145 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Whitney Young is a good school, but isn't anything too stellar. The teachers try and interact with students and make sure everyone is up to speed with whatever it is that we may be doing in the class...TLDR: The educational experience at the school and the ability to make friends that come from different backgrounds are great aspect of WY, but the other things that make a school are pretty average..

    Read 1145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 29,

  4. #6 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Homewood-Flossmoor High School

    Public School,

    FLOSSMOOR, IL,

    9-12,

    1049 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Great Environment, helpful teachers, and nice students.Their Mission statement represents what the school really is about. I heard a lot of good things before applying and it is really true. Good sports, good music, great applicants for college, army,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 29,

  5. #10 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Lyons Township High School

    Public School,

    LA GRANGE, IL,

    9-12,

    745 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred to LT during my sophomore year and I wasn't expecting to join such a wonderful community. My teachers were very caring and helpful in accommodating me during this transition. LT has....

    Read 745 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 26,

  6. #12 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Oak Park & River Forest High School

    Public School,

    OAK PARK, IL,

    9-12,

    726 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a sophomore at OPRF High School and with the time I've been here, things have been pretty good overall. The teachers and students are overall helpful and friendly, despite the occasional teacher who could answer their emails more often or be more understanding of all the things the students have to do...They have handeld Covid in an okay way, although i think hybrid could've been done better. By this I mean they couldv'e given more in person days as right now its only 2 days every 6 days. However, I...Overall I would say my experience at OPRF so far has been very good!.

    Read 726 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  7. #13 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    St. Rita of Cascia High School

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    175 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says School is a vibrant learning environment in both scholastic and social arenas. The course curriculum is challenging and offers the opportunity to learn based not only on personal abilities but how....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 15,

  8. #16 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Brother Rice High School Chicago

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    180 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Brother Rice gave me the gift of faith. I would not be where I am today without Brother Rice. I graduated from a Catholic grammar school and at that point, you either choose to make choice for your...If I had to sum up my experience at Brother Rice it would be this- you will always be trying to do better. The teachers and all the staff want you to help yourself, act manfully in Christ and help....

    Read 180 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 18,

  9. #18 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Simeon Career Academy High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    391 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending Simeon has been one of the best choices I have made in my entire life. Simeon has shaped me into the person I have become today. From the teachers, to the staff, to the coaches, and even....

    Read 391 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 9,

  10. #19 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Phillips Academy High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    160 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoyed my teachers, my learning path and more importantly, my Digital Media curriculum. One of the factors that leaned me toward attending Phillips was the fact I could take Digital Media courses....My other subjects had very interesting topics to cover, such as racism, financial entrepreneurship and other cool things.I can honestly say I have had a robust education at Phillips. It has been amazing and I will miss each one of my instructors!.

    Read 160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 13,

  11. #20 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Mother McAuley High School

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    394 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really loved how McAuley created a community whose outreach had no bounds. Alum and current students are easily identifiable not just by the uniforms, but rather by the confidence and skills....

    Read 394 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 13,

  12. #21 Best High Schools for Athletes in Cook County.

    Rolling Meadows High School

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    Township High School District No. 214, IL,

    9-12,

    457 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says TEACHERS: mix of passionate and Fun teachers and them there are a couple of teachers that "Try" to seem like they care about their job and then the rest just hates everyone. STUDENT SERVICES: Their are also really great programs this schools offers and student services can be really helpful.COUNSELORS: Many great and caring counselors in this school that are willing to go far to help students in need.FOOD: 80% of the food in this school is disgusting and alternative options are very over priced!STUDENTS: Most student in all 4 years are comparable to other stereotypical highschools. Pretty diverse, Smart kids, idiots, and both laid-back and active.CLASSES: Students like many other schools have a set requirements of courses in order to graduate at the end of senior year. This school also has many variety of elective classes and many college...OVERALL SCORE: 9/10.

    Read 457 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

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