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2023 Best Places to Teach in the Chicago Area

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  1. #3 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Adlai E. Stevenson High School District No. 125

    School District,

    LINCOLNSHIRE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a former student for Stevenson, I recommend sending your child here! They have great resources and the teachers are always going to push your child to be the best. If I was falling behind, they...The only reason why I took off a star is because of the sports. I played volleyball and I felt like sometimes politics got involved and it affected playing time for some of the students. This created....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $93,403,

  2. #6 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Evanston Township High School District No. 202

    School District,

    EVANSTON, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers are qualified, and kind people, and I have learned a throughout my time at ETHS. I feel very prepared for my collegiate pursuits and very lucky that I got to attend this school. However,...ETHS's curriculum of classes prepares students for different career paths and opportunities, from academic classes like AP English to more trades-focused classes like Manufacturing Technology....To summarize, ETHS gives students the opportunity to achieve a great, well-rounded education that will prepare them to tackle whatever life throws at them after they graduate.

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $99,049,

  3. #7 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Maine Township High School District No. 207

    School District,

    PARK RIDGE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I attended Maine East High School which is a school in the 207 district. I am on the verge to graduate and move on to a college very shortly. My time at Maine East was quite excellent because the....

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $112,299,

  4. #10 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Hinsdale Township High School District No. 86

    School District,

    HINSDALE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says This school gets a lot of attention for the successes of its students and faculty. Rightly so, as sports teams routinely go to State and students are generally high-achieving and talented. It’s...As far as teachers, the physics department isn’t very good, but other than that, you will easily find very qualified and dedicated teachers who care a lot about their students and their learning. The students themselves are more diverse than you might originally expect in a white, wealthy district. Most are white and rather basic, but you’ll easily find your group of friends if you simply get....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $93,004,

  5. #16 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Lincoln-Way Community High School District No. 210

    Blue checkmark.

    School District,

    NEW LENOX, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I like about Lincoln-Way is the amount of attention given to students. All of the teachers and staff work very hard to help students succeed through their next chapter in life in college. My....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $87,216,

  6. #18 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Indian Prairie Community Unit School District No. 204

    School District,

    AURORA, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Heya! I'm an AP/PA Still Middle School student!I've been in this district almost my entire life, and I love the district! To an extent. You see, the funding, clubs, and diversity is all great! But, there is a few things to mention. So, I'll do a...Pros-Easy to get into PA/AP classes. (Since they lowered the bar this year, they are allowing more children in these classes.)-Majority of the teachers are very kind-Friendly kids-No bullies-Cliques are small and welcoming-GSA clubs are now in ALL middle schools!-Girl scout + boy scout troops!-GREAT music programs Cons-Terrible substitutes-Terrible art teachers (They're rude most of the time, or it was just Gombert art teachers)-Barely anything for helping students' mental healthSo, the pros weigh out the cons! So I'd recommend the district to almost anyone..

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $70,848,

  7. #20 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Barrington Community Unit School District No. 220

    Blue checkmark.

    School District,

    BARRINGTON, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Barrington school district is awesome, but still clings to its sports side, in my opinion. It is a great school district for athletes, I just wish they would appreciate academic excellence just as...What I love the most about our school district is that how flexible it is. The administration listens to parents and students, they do try to accommodate different needs and "wants". They handled the...We moved to Barrington from another district because of schools, and would do it again in a heartbeat!.

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $71,185,

  8. #23 Best Places to Teach in Chicago Area.

    Community High School District No. 99

    Blue checkmark.

    School District,

    DOWNERS GROVE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I've thoroughly enjoyed about my time at Downers Grove South (D99) are the connections I've made with students and teacher within the school community. I truly believe that there is a place for....

    Read 163 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $80,423,

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