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2023 Best magnet high schools in the Chicago Area

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  1. #3 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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    Public School,

    AURORA, IL,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says IMSA has great potential with the motto the claim to follow. "To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition." They do offer a challenging education for....

    Read 349 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 629,

  2. #4 Best Magnet High Schools 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+,

    Students: 2,121,

  3. #5 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Jones College Prep High School

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    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Coming from the far south side of Chicago, attending Jones College Prep was a unique experience for me. I met people of various backgrounds, which opened my mind to different perspectives. To get to....

    Read 720 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,915,

  4. #6 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Lane Tech College Prep High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    3153 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Lane Tech is an amazing school where the students are diverse and the resources are numerous. Students have access to well-qualified teachers and aid. Lane Tech excels in all areas: the sports teams....

    Read 3153 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,369,

  5. #7 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Lincoln Park High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    626 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Arts are everywhere at Lincoln Park High School; We Lions take pride in our programming, whether it be in music, art, drama, writing, inventing, or creating, all who take interest are welcome. There....

    Read 626 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,149,

  6. #8 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Brooks College Prep Academy High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I truly cherish my experiences at Brooks. Some things that I admire about this institution are the boundless amounts of opportunities given to each student, the “second home” like feeling, and the...Brooks has too many programs for any one person to name. There are tens of AP classes, hundreds of chances to connect with colleges, lots of scholarship opportunities, many, many academic endeavors...These things put together create the “second home” feeling. You really never want to leave Brooks! After a long day of thought provoking school work, you’ll still want to go to a club and catch a...Through the infinite lists of opportunities provided by my school, there’s no doubt that you can find WHO you are. Whether that is an entrepreneur, a musician, a fencing champion, or a track star.....

    Read 442 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 947,

  7. #12 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Amundsen High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Amundsen is a cut above the rest. The vast amount of classes you can take as well as their intricate devotion to clubs make it a good experience for anyone trying to find their friend group. The....

    Read 270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,489,

  8. #13 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I recently graduated from CHSAS in June 2022. I enjoyed my four years there. I was challenged with my classes and took mostly Honors and AP classes. They have many Agricultural pathways and I was....

    Read 255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 739,

  9. #14 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Ogden International West Campus

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    172 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says From the past four years in attending Ogden International, I learned so much about myself and the passion of others. To me, Ogden taught me to embrace different cultural aspects of all ethnics.....

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 621,

  10. Steinmetz College Prep

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    337 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says When I entered Steinmetz College Prep I didn't expect much honestly because most that I had heard of it was rumors. The school was constructed great honestly. The school has many exits that are good...I am a student that is invested much more into the arts than sports which gives me a different viewpoint than other students. I have seen changes in the school that has given more opportunities to....

    Read 337 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,420,

  11. Hubbard High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    330 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says It is a very diverse school and I feel that at Hubbard you will always find somewhere to fit in. At Hubbard we have a program for everyone! and even if we don’t have one that interests you , guess....

    Read 330 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,904,

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