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2024 Best Schools for STEM in the Chicago Area

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  1. #5 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of two children who attended preschool at British, I cannot recommend this school highly enough. The nurturing environment and a robust curriculum provided my children with a strong...The teachers at the British are truly exceptional. They are dedicated, caring, and skilled at fostering a love of learning. Most are British, but it is a stable group, with many having moved to...When asked about the school, we say everything is great except for the price. They are very transparent about the costs though, and there are no major hidden expenses or fundraising expectations...The student body is a mix of Americans (the largest group) and others around the world (with a bias toward Asia and Europe). We saw that as a huge positive and exposed our kids (and ourselves) to....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 689,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  2. #7 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Whitney M. Young Magnet High School

    Blue checkmark.

    City of Chicago SD 299, IL,

    7-12,

    1200 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Whitney M. Young Magnet High School is an excellent school in the vigors of its academics, sports, and numerous extracurriculars. As a junior, I am surrounded by students who are very involved in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,051,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #8 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Latin School of Chicago

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I came to latin after I graduated 8th grade for high school. I came during covid into a new foreign environment with only one friend from my middle school joining me. My middle school was extremely....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,155,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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

    Hinsdale Central High School

    Hinsdale Twp HSD 86, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My family's experience at Hinsdale Central was extremely positive. The rigorous academics fostered intellectual growth. Faculty held high standards, building critical skills for college success. The exceptional athletics and positive school spirit created a tight-knit community. The athletic teams are very competitive with students embracing spirit weeks, pep rallies, and events. While facilities were well-maintained, they do show their age. Renovations to areas like auditoriums and science labs would elevate the learning environment. Additionally, efforts to enhance...Overall, Hinsdale Central's strengths in academics, extracurriculars, and spirit are exemplary. The preparation for higher ed is immense. I highly recommend it, especially if students are committed....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,544,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #18 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    William Fremd High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Township HSD 211, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I think Fremd is a really good school for many diverse students, whether it be their background or what they pursue. I can tell because of all the different things I was able to do at this school,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #19 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Lane Tech College Prep High School

    City of Chicago SD 299, IL,

    7-12,

    3245 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says High school is a pivotal time in every student's life, shaping not only academic knowledge but also fostering personal growth and lifelong memories. Lane Tech High School, situated in the heart of....

    Read 3245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #22 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Deerfield High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Twp HSD 113, IL,

    9-12,

    323 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 323 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,492,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #24 Best High Schools for STEM in Chicago Area.

    Glenbrook South High School

    Glenbrook HSD 225, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Glenbrook South High School was an overall amazing experience, and I am proud to call myself an alumnus of the school. From teachers to faculty to students, each equally had an impact on my journey....

    Read 561 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,080,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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