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

    Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    AURORA, IL,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I truly enjoy the community and culture at IMSA. Students are like-minded and academically driven toward higher education and accomplishments. Staff and teachers are very knowledgeable and helpful,...If I could change anything about IMSA it would be to improve better inclusion of teacher preparation for student extended so that academic workload is better balanced. Additionally, I would like to....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 631,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  2. #2 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Payton College Preparatory High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've been here for all four years and I love this school! Truly, the best part of the school is the teachers. Of course, you'll have a few that aren't your favorite, but I've found teachers I really....

    Read 400 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,220,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #10 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Glenbrook North High School

    Glenbrook High Schools District 225, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says In general, Glenbrook North High school offers one of the best education program and curriculum in Illinois! Our school provides many educational opportunities and challenges for each and every....

    Read 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,040,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #11 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Hinsdale Central High School

    Hinsdale Township High School District No. 86, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience prepared me well for college and provided a number of opportunities for academic competition. I especially enjoyed participating on the Math Team and Scholastic Bowl team. Competition...The teachers were of high caliber. They cared about our success and challenged us. Some of the toughest classes were also some of the most enjoyable because of the quality instruction.One area for improvement would be better integration with the program for the hearing-impaired. A few deaf students attended normal classes with the help of a sign-language interpreter, but it would....

    Read 375 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,682,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #16 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    William Fremd High School

    Township High School District No. 211, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love Fremd high school, it is like a second home to me. This school does so much for its students, both in academics and extracurriculars. The course options are incredible with unique classes like....

    Read 614 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,599,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  6. #22 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Neuqua Valley High School

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

    9-12,

    1107 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved my time at Neuqua, because for the most part, I had excellent teachers who were excited and knowledgeable about the material they were teaching; if I ever struggled with classroom material,....

    Read 1107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #26 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Barrington High School

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    Barrington Community Unit School District No. 220, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Barrington High School is a large high school in the heart of Barrington that offers its students a wide range of academic classes, activities, and clubs to participate in. What I personally enjoy....

    Read 477 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,925,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  8. #27 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Naperville Central High School

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    Naperville Community Unit School District No. 203, IL,

    9-12,

    587 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 587 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,677,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  9. #29 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Naperville North High School

    Naperville Community Unit School District No. 203, IL,

    9-12,

    524 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 524 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,700,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  10. #30 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Lane Tech College Prep High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    3129 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 3129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,500,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,