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2024 Best Public High Schools in Lake County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Adlai E. Stevenson High School

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

    9-12,

    1254 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a student of Adlai E. Stevenson High School, I love going to the school every day because of the amazing opportunities, supportive teachers, and diverse student body. The best part of my....

    Read 1254 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,392,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Barrington High School

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    Barrington Community Unit School District No. 220, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Barrington High School is a school that can provide a variety of experiences. There is virtually an activity, class, sport, and more for everyone and every type of person at our school. I believe the....

    Read 507 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,834,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Deerfield High School

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    Township High School District No. 113, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Deerfield Highschool is a loving and accepting school that ensures that its students are ready for life after they leave its campus. Deerfield Highschool makes sure that there are passionate,....

    Read 322 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,492,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Highland Park High School

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    Township High School District No. 113, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Highland Park High School currently shapes my junior year with its academic challenges and athletic triumphs. With the opportunity and access to many AP/Honors classes, I've thrived on intellectual....

    Read 281 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,806,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Lake Zurich High School

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    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District No. 95, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says During my time at Lake Zurich High School I was able to make lifelong friendships and connections while excelling in my rigorous academic courses. I was on the varsity track and field team,....

    Read 403 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,788,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Public High Schools in Lake County.

    Grant Community High School

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    Public School,

    FOX LAKE, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Grant Community High School is a positive environment, where most students look forward to attending each day. For some, high school is an escape from their home life. This school provides a wide....

    Read 380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,856,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. Waukegan High School

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    Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60, IL,

    8-12,

    552 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Waukegan has hosted many of the lovely events I hold in my memories. Although, the people here are like no other, I can say there are some major issues with the actual high school. Growing up I have always been in advanced courses, I still am. And from what I have gathered, the teachers at Waukegan that stand out the most have to be the ones who teach with passion. In other...One thing I can say for certain, the majority of complaints I have gotten from peers has been about teachers that don't seem to put in the effort. If I'd like to see something change it'd have to be either the training or selection of staff at the (two) locations. Luckily, I have found my high school life to be rather tame and those 'good' teachers that I've had are becoming great anchors for who I become..

    Read 552 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Students: 4,564,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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