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2022 Best high schools for athletes in the Chicago Area

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Lincoln-Way East High School

    Lincoln-Way Community High School District No. 210, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Quick disclaimer! I am not an alum, teacher, or resident. I was looking at the page to research the school when I noticed that the boundaries were wrong. In 2016, Lincoln-Way North closed and East...Other than that everything I have ever heard about East has been great! Great school, statistically the best in LW 210, great athletics, and according to students who I knew growing up a great school....

    Read 516 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 32,

  2. #4 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    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,

  3. #5 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Montini Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    LOMBARD, IL,

    9-12,

    113 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Montini is an outstanding high school, with an excellent prinicipal who is vested in the success of all students. The teachers are largely caring and supportive of the students, the resources are....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

  4. #7 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    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,

  5. #9 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Naperville North High School

    Naperville Community Unit School District No. 203, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Many clubs and sports opportunities are available. That's great! Needs more enthusiastic teachers! More interaction with various subjects other than studies is helpful and needed. Also would....

    Read 529 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 29,

  6. #11 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Naperville Central High School

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    Naperville Community Unit School District No. 203, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a junior who has been at Naperville Central for all three years of my learning career, I am excited to continue my senior year here! Naperville Central is a highly academic-focused high school....

    Read 591 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 29,

  7. #12 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Neuqua Valley High School

    Indian Prairie Community Unit School District No. 204, IL,

    9-12,

    1115 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am going to be a senior at Neuqua Valley this upcoming school year. There is great diversity throughout all the grade levels and minority groups have tripled in size throughout all my 3 years. The....

    Read 1115 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  8. #13 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Prairie Ridge High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Community High School District No. 155, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a soon to graduate student, my time at Prairie Ridge was enjoyable. Everyone has there highs and lows, but that didn’t stop me from not enjoying the opportunities this school had to offer. The best part about this high school was the teachers. They always understood students who had busy lives outside of education and put effort to get to know students. Yet, you always had that one...Ultimately, the only down fall to my experience was the online learning. It was clear teachers were not prepared for this. (Of course, no one really was) Yet, these great teachers seemed to struggle...Besides the downfall in teachers leadership for a crazy two years, my overall experience was great!.

    Read 363 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

  9. #15 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    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,

  10. #17 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    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,....

    Read 1049 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 29,

  11. #19 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Adlai E. Stevenson High School

    Adlai E. Stevenson High School District No. 125, IL,

    9-12,

    1233 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience at SHS was pretty good this year as a freshman! Having this be my first year, I was pretty scared and a bit hesitant to continue the next 4 years at this huge school. But Stevenson is a....

    Read 1233 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 33,

  12. #20 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Batavia High School

    Batavia Public School District 101, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Academically, they make it clear that they really care about the holistic student, especially with how they're changing to all evidence-based grading. Along with the really strong athletics, the wide....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 23,

  13. #25 Best High Schools for Athletes in Chicago Area.

    Huntley High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Huntley Community School District No 158, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm beyond grateful for the four years I spent attending Huntley High School. I met amazing friends, built relationships with incredible teachers, and made an uncountable number of unforgettable....

    Read 595 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

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