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2022 Best magnet schools in the Chicago Area

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

    Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    AURORA, IL,

    10-12,

    346 Niche users give it an average review of 4 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 346 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,

    1141 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says WY is heavily involved in student life. Either offering or creating offers to accommodate all. A primary example is student sports. However, some sports receive more support than others. But, even....

    Read 1141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,121,

  3. #6 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Lane Tech College Prep High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    3146 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 3146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,369,

  4. #7 Best Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Lincoln Park High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    622 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 622 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,149,

  5. Decatur Classical School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    K-7,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The school IS aggressive in academics. But with the new principal on board, no homework for k-3rd grade all year. My kids love to go to school and have plenty of happy friends there. There is now so....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 287,

  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 minus,

    Students: 947,

  7. LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    PK, K-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says LaSalle II offers high school Algebra to seventh and eighth graders as a replacement to math if students score a passing grade on the entrance exam, have a passing grade in math in sixth grade, good...The teachers at the school show their passion for teaching with their efforts to ensure all students have a well understanding of what they are learning. The parents are extremely involved in the....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 547,

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