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2023 Best Districts with Gifted and Talented Programs in the Chicago Area

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  1. #11 Best School Districts 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+,

    Total Schools: 33,

    Students: 26,091,

  2. #12 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Barrington Community Unit School District No. 220

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    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+,

    Total Schools: 12,

    Students: 8,247,

  3. #18 Best School Districts 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+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 6,328,

  4. #23 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District No. 95

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    School District,

    LAKE ZURICH, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've attended D95 schools since Kindergarten, and before through the high school's Pre-K and Child Development program. I attended Isaac Fox for six years, Middle School South for three years, and....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 8,

    Students: 5,523,

  5. #26 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    School Town of Munster

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    School District,

    MUNSTER, IN,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I personally entered my freshman year at Munster High School coming from a completely different middle school than the one next door to my high school. Coming in and adjusting to a much higher....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 4,119,

  6. #33 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Batavia Public School District 101

    School District,

    BATAVIA, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Batavia Public Schools focus on getting every student prepared for the future. Starting at the middle school where we would look at future interests in schools, and professions. After that they....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 8,

    Students: 5,366,

  7. #34 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Valparaiso Community Schools

    School District,

    VALPARAISO, IN,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Valparaiso Community Schools are top in Northwest Indiana for education. From the elementary schools up to the high school, these schools offer so much for the students that attend. Their academics....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 12,

    Students: 6,231,

  8. #36 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Duneland School Corporation

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    School District,

    CHESTERTON, IN,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Aspects of the high school that are terrific - but other areas need to improve. Our kids have had a number of talented & committed teachers. They have also had a few that we wish they had not -... We have been disappointed in is the school spirit or culture. Attendance at sporting events is weak, and kids don't get excited about or attend dances. "Special days" that are designed to be fun....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 5,828,

  9. #39 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Woodstock Community Unit School District No. 200

    School District,

    WOODSTOCK, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers and staff were beyond helpful and understanding to students facing hardships. During the pandemic many students, like myself, struggled with school due to the problems created during....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 12,

    Students: 5,959,

  10. #41 Best School Districts in Chicago Area.

    Plainfield School District No. 202

    School District,

    PLAINFIELD, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The staff are incredibly invested in the betterment of each individual student's potential. Never has a teacher backed down from sacrificing resources for their students learning experience. The....

    Read 205 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 30,

    Students: 25,085,

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