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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 204 public schools in Lake County, IL, serving 127,180 students.
  • Lake County, IL public school have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Lake County have an average ranking in the top 10% of Illinois public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Lake County, IL are Walden Elementary School, Daniel Wright Junior High School and South Park Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Top Lake County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A J Katzenmaier Academy Math: 9% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1829 Kennedy Dr
    North Chicago, IL 60064
    (847)689-6330

    Grades: 4-5 | 436 students
  • Adlai E Stevenson High School Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1 Stevenson Dr
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    (847)415-4000

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,185 students
  • Adler Park School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1740 N Milwaukee Ave
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)362-7275

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Alan B Shepard Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    440 Grove Ave
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)948-0620

    Grades: 6-8 | 484 students
  • Allendale School
    600 E Grand Ave
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
    (847)245-6322

    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
  • Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    522 Belvidere Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-1700

    Grades: K-5 | 501 students
  • Antioch Community High School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1133 Main St
    Antioch, IL 60002
    (847)395-1421

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,327 student
  • Antioch Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 20%
    817 Main St
    Antioch, IL 60002
    (847)838-8901

    Grades: 2-5 | 324 students
  • Antioch Upper Grade School Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 Highview Dr
    Antioch, IL 60002
    (847)838-8310

    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
  • Aptakisic Junior High School Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1231 Weiland Rd
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847)353-5500

    Grades: 7-8 | 507 students
  • Arbor Academy Special Education School
    776 Red Oak Ln
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (847)831-5100

    Grades: Inquire with school | 23 students
  • Avon Center Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1617 Il Route 83
    Round Lake, IL 60073
    (847)543-3530

    Grades: K-4 | 380 students
  • B J Hooper Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2400 E Sand Lake Rd
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
    (847)245-8101

    Grades: PK-6 | 672 students
  • Bannockburn School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2165 Telegraph Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)945-5900

    Grades: K-8 | 158 students
  • Barrington High School Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 10%
    616 W Main St
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847)381-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,953 students
  • Beach Park Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40667 N Green Bay Rd
    Zion, IL 60099
    (847)596-5860

    Grades: 6-8 | 757 students
  • Beulah Park Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1910 Gilboa Ave
    Zion, IL 60099
    (847)379-0236

    Grades: K-6 | 396 students
  • Big Hollow Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    33315 N Fish Lake Rd
    Ingleside, IL 60041
    (847)740-5321

    Grades: 2-4 | 579 students
  • Big Hollow Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    26051 W Nippersink
    Ingleside, IL 60041
    (847)740-5322

    Grades: 5-8 | 788 students
  • Big Hollow Primary School
    33335 N Fish Lake Rd
    Ingleside, IL 60041
    (847)740-5320

    Grades: PK-1 | 385 students
  • Braeside Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 5%
    150 Pierce Rd
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (224)765-3401

    Grades: K-5 | 255 students
  • Butterfield School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1441 Lake St
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)362-3120

    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
  • Carl Sandburg Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 50%
    855 W Hawley St
    Mundelein, IL 60060
    (847)949-2707

    Grades: 6-8 | 539 students
  • Carman-buckner Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 4%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    520 Helmholz Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-1500

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Charles J Caruso Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1801 Montgomery Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)945-8430

    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
  • Cherokee Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 5%
    475 Cherokee Rd
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847)234-3805

    Grades: K-4 | 296 students
  • Clearview Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 Delaware Rd
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (224)303-1600

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Copeland Manor Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 5%
    801 7th Ave
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)362-0240

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Country Meadows Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6360 Gilmer Rd
    Lake Zurich, IL 60047
    (847)353-8600

    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
  • Cyd Lash Academy Special Education School
    18042 W Gages Lake
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847)231-5570

    Grades: Inquire with school | 128 students
  • Daniel Webster Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    930 New York St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-2760

    Grades: 6-8 | 626 students
  • Daniel Wright Junior High School Math: 77% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1370 N Riverwoods Rd
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    (847)295-1560

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Deer Path Middle School East Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 10%
    95 W Deerpath
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847)615-4470

    Grades: 5-6 | 423 students
  • Deer Path Middle School West Math: 62% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 5%
    155 W Deerpath
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847)604-7400

    Grades: 7-8 | 459 students
  • Deerfield High School Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1959 Waukegan Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (224)632-3000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,622 student
  • Show 100 more public schools in Lake County, IL (out of 204 total schools)
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