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The top 50 high schools in Illinois

The Chicago Sun-Times bases its exclusive rankings of schools on average scores on state achievement tests.

How we ranked the schools.

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Statewide rankSchoolCityPercentile
1 Northside College Preparatory* Chicago 92.49
2 Young Magnet * Chicago 87.51
3 Payton College Preparatory* Chicago 87.41
4 New Trier Township Winnetka 85.50
5 Hinsdale Central Hinsdale 84.00
6 Deerfield Deerfield 82.26
7 Adlai E Stevenson Lincolnshire 82.23
8 Glenbrook North Northbrook 82.12
9 Jones College Prep * Chicago 79.43
10 Lake Forest Lake Forest 78.68
11 Vernon Hills Vernon Hills 78.24
12 Naperville Central Naperville 76.49
13 Neuqua Valley Naperville 76.42
14 Libertyville Libertyville 76.37
15 Highland Park Highland Park 75.70
16 Dunlap Dunlap 75.38
17 Barrington Barrington 74.91
18 Prospect Mt Prospect 74.71
19 Naperville North Naperville 74.68
20 Lane Technical * Chicago 73.97
21 Comm H S Dist 99 - North Downers Grove 73.32
22 Wm Fremd Palatine 73.19
23 John Hersey Arlington Heights 72.71
24 Maine South Park Ridge 72.15
25 Glenbrook South Glenview 72.11
26 Carterville Carterville 71.77
27 Morton Morton 71.53
28 Oak Park & River Forest Oak Park 71.08
29 Lake Zurich Lake Zurich 70.84
30 Wheaton North Wheaton 70.83
31 Lyons Twp La Grange 70.79
32 Geneva Community Geneva 70.17
33 Lincoln-Way East Frankfort 69.87
34 Monticello Monticello 69.64
35 St Charles North St Charles 69.53
36 Teutopolis Teutopolis 69.32
37 Batavia Sr Batavia 68.34
38 York Comm Elmhurst 68.31
39 Riverside Brookfield Twp Riverside 68.31
40 Palestine Palestine 68.26
41 Cary-Grove Community Cary 68.22
42 Metea Valley Aurora 68.07
43 St Charles East St Charles 67.59
44 O Fallon O Fallon 67.54
45 Lindblom Prep* Chicago 67.54
46 J B Conant Hoffman Estates 67.25
47 Wheaton Warrenville South Wheaton 67.13
48 Edwardsville Edwardsville 66.94
49 Mascoutah Mascoutah 66.83
50 Brimfield Brimfield 66.64

* Tests used to select all students



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