Top Illinois Magnet Public Schools

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All
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(56)
 
Elementary
(82)
Elementary
(82)
 
Pre-K
(31)
Pre-K
(31)
 
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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 104 top magnet public schools in Illinois, serving 74,711 students.
  • Learn more about how magnet schools work. Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Top Illinois Magnet Public Schools (2018-19)

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