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2024 Best Schools in Illinois

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Northside College Preparatory High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Northside is a very engaging school full of smart kids. As someone who was always the smartest kid, I felt strange and disheartened, at first, when I was no longer the smartest kid in my grade. But....

    Read 624 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,027,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Whitney M. Young Magnet High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    1191 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. #5 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    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,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Lane Tech College Prep High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    7-12,

    3242 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 3242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Private High Schools in Illinois.

    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,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Glenbrook South High School

    Glenbrook High School District 225, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Glenbrook South High School is one of the best high schools in Illinois and I am very blessed to have received the resources available to my advantage. Glenbrook South has unlimited activities and....

    Read 557 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,080,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Glenbrook North High School

    Glenbrook High School District 225, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a current junior, There is no doubt that I am beyond privileged to go to a high school as great as Glenbrook North. The school does the absolute most to ensure that their students are well....

    Read 465 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,052,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Public High Schools in Illinois.

    Hinsdale Central High School

    Hinsdale Township High School District No. 86, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hinsdale Central offers unrivaled opportunities for its students. As one of Illinois's top public high schools, Hinsdale Central accurately lives up to its ranking. Its course offerings are...However, there are downsides. The most blatant shortcoming is the school's lack of diversity, which often impedes underrepresented students from feeling a sense of community and inclusion. Moreover,....

    Read 395 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,544,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Francis W. Parker School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Francis Parker has been my school since I was 5 years old. I love my friends and I have a good relationship with a lot of my teachers. Overall I've learned a lot in my classes and it can be fun and....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 935,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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