Top 10 Best Lake County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 217 public schools serving 127,466 students in Lake County, IL. Lake County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Lake County, IL are Daniel Wright Jr High School, Walden Elementary School and Braeside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lake County, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (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 of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Lake County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Daniel Wright Jr High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
Grades: 6-8
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Walden Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
630 Essex Ct
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-9660
Grades: K-5
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Braeside Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
150 Pierce Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
(224) 765-3401
Grades: K-5
| 258 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Copeland Manor Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
801 7th Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-0240
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lake Forest High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1285 N Mckinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,501 students
Rank: #66.
South Park Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1421 Hackberry Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5895
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #77.
Twin Groves Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 N Buffalo Grove Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 821-8946
Grades: 6-8
| 599 students
Rank: #88.
Prairie Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1530 Brandywyn Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 634-3144
Grades: 1-5
| 394 students
Rank: #99.
Charles J Caruso Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1801 Montgomery Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-8430
Grades: 6-8
| 489 students
Rank: #1010.
Bannockburn School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2165 Telegraph Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-5900
Grades: K-8
| 155 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Deerfield High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1959 Waukegan Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(224) 632-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,555 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Kipling Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 Kipling Pl
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 948-5151
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #1313.
Adlai E Stevenson High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Stevenson Dr
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 415-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 4,315 students
Rank: #1414.
Earl Pritchett School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Horatio Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 353-5706
Grades: K-3
| 464 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Adler Park School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1740 N Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-7275
Grades: K-5
| 235 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Half Day School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
239 Olde Half Day Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 634-6463
Grades: 3-5
| 600 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Ravinia Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
763 Dean Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
(224) 765-3700
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Rockland Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
160 W Rockland Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-3134
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #1919.
Alan B Shepard Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
440 Grove Ave
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 948-0620
Grades: 6-8
| 508 students
Rank: #2020.
Grove Avenue Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 S Grove Ave
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 381-1888
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #2121.
Libertyville High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
708 W Park Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 327-7001
Grades: 9-12
| 1,809 students
Rank: #2222.
Kildeer Countryside Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3100 Old Mchenry Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 634-3243
Grades: 1-5
| 472 students
Rank: #2323.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6362 Gilmer Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 353-8500
Grades: 6-8
| 641 students
Rank: #2424.
Wilmot Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
795 Wilmot Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-1075
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2525.
Lake Bluff Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
31 E Sheridan Pl
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 234-9407
Grades: 6-8
| 251 students
Rank: #2626.
Cherokee Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
475 Cherokee Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3805
Grades: K-4
| 308 students
Rank: #2727.
Aptakisic Junior High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1231 Weiland Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 353-5506
Grades: 6-8
| 870 students
Rank: #2828.
Vernon Hills High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
145 Lakeview Pkwy
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(847) 932-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,570 students
Rank: #2929.
Ivy Hall Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1072 Ivy Hall Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 459-0022
Grades: 1-5
| 457 students
Rank: #3030.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1700 Oplaine Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 367-4120
Grades: K-8
| 931 students
Rank: #3131.
Deer Path Middle Sch West
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
155 W Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 604-7400
Grades: 7-8
| 411 students
Rank: #3232.
Butterfield School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1441 Lake St
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-3120
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #3333.
Barbara B Rose Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
61 W Penny Rd
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 844-1200
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #3434.
Tripp School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
850 Highland Grove Dr
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 955-3606
Grades: K-3
| 580 students
Rank: #3535.
Meadowview School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
291 Lexington Ln
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 223-3656
Grades: K-4
| 312 students
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Lake County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
742 Greenwood Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 360-5511
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
1020 Glen Rock Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-5540
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
817 Main St
Antioch, IL 60002
(847) 838-8901
Grades: 2-5
| 322 students
997 Corporate Cr Stc
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 986-3596
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
40 E Dundee Rd
Barrington, IL 60010
(224) 770-4300
Grades: PK
| 267 students
121 E Sheridan Place
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 234-9403
Grades: K-2
| 258 students
2031 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
(224) 765-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 300 students
1020 Glen Rock Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-5540
Grades: PK
| 136 students
1200 W Glen Flora Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 599-3903
Grades: PK
| 267 students
Fairfield Academy (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
27255 Fairfield Rd
Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 487-1766
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1625 Deep Lake Rd
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 838-7679
Grades: n/a
| 2 students
37850 N Il Hwy 59
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 356-7811
Grades: PK-1
| 270 students
2100 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6303
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Hawley Transition (Closed 2009)
Special Education School
706 E Hawley
Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 949-6773
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
500 Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(847) 990-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 445 students
Hollister Transition (Closed 2009)
Special Education School
2000 Hollister Dr
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 548-2577
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1811 Morrow Ave
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6306
Grades: 3-5
| 271 students
304 E Grand Ave
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 245-8201
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
19525 West Washington St
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 543-6001
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
470 N Lake St
Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 949-2701
Grades: PK
| 86 students
2200 Bethesda Blvd
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0477
Grades: PK
| n/a students
711 Lincoln Ave W
Highland Park, IL 60035
(224) 765-3551
Grades: K-5
| 206 students
1110 18th St
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6320
Grades: K-5
| 1 students
18182 West Gages Lake Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 223-8191
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students
1500 Kemble Ave
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6336
Grades: 6
| 245 students
4041 East Thomas Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 247-6613
Grades: 9-12
| 151 students
300 S Waukegan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 566-9180
Grades: 3-8
| 84 students
1812 Morrow Ave
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 689-6306
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
628 College Ave
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
(847) 872-5414
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
1011 Washington St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 263-4765
Grades: 9-11
| 1,097 students

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