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Illinois School Ranking - Top 20

Illinois School Ranking

Niche has compiled what it says are the top schools at every grade level in Illinois, including both private and public schools., which specializes in all different types of rankings, released a new 2019 list slightly different than its usual rankings. This time around, Niche ranked what it says are the top schools in Illinois, including both private and public schools, and spanning elementary, middle and high schools.

In Illinois, Niche seems to prefer public schools, which make up the overwhelming majority of spots on the list, including the top four.

It is important to remember that every school on this list receives either an A+ or an A for an overall score from Niche. Niche's methodology is based on an analysis of academic and student-life data from the US Department of Education along with test scores, and feedback from users.

Here are top schools in Illinois for 2019:

  1. Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, public, Aurora

  2. Walter Payton College Prep, public, Chicago

  3. Northwide College Preparatory High School, public, Chicago

  4. Adlai E. Stevenson High School, public, Lincolnshire

  5. University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, private, Chicago

  6. Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, public, Chicago

  7. Lake Forest Academy, private, Lake Forest

  8. New Trier Township High School, public, Winnetka

  9. Jones College Prep High School, public, Chicago

  10. Vernon Hills High School, public, Vernon Hills

  11. North Shore Country Day School, private, Winnetka

  12. Latin School of Chicago, private, Chicago

  13. Hinsdale Central High School, public, Hinsdale

  14. Libertyville High School, public, Libertyville

  15. Lane Tech College Prep High School, public, Chicago

  16. Glenbrook South High School, public, Glenview

  17. Francis W. Parker School, private, Chicago

  18. Neuqua Valley High School, public, Naperville

  19. Naperville Central High School, public, Naperville

  20. St. Ignatius College Preparatory School, private, Chicago

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