Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Illinois (2021)

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Public high schools in Illinois achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 37% (2021).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Illinois is Payton College Preparatory High School with ≥99%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Illinois (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) RLA Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Payton College Preparatory High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
    Grades: 9-121034 N Wells St
    ChicagoIL 60610
    (773) 534-0034

  • Rank: #22.
    Northside College Preparatory High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 97%
    Grades: 9-125501 N Kedzie Ave
    ChicagoIL 60625
    (773) 534-3954

  • Rank: #33.
    Young Magnet High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 91%
    Grades: 7-12211 S Laflin St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773) 534-7500

  • Rank: #44.
    Jones College Prep High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90%
    Grades: 9-12700 S State St
    ChicagoIL 60605
    (773) 534-8600

  • Rank: #55.
    Lane Technical High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 86%
    Grades: 7-122501 W Addison St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773) 534-5400

  • Rank: #66.
    Proviso Math And Science AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 82%
    Grades: 9-128601 Roosevelt Rd
    Forest ParkIL 60130
    (708) 338-4100

  • Rank: #77.
    New Trier Township H S WinnetkaMath: 76% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 80%
    Grades: 10-12385 Winnetka Ave
    WinnetkaIL 60093
    (847) 446-7000

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Deerfield High SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: 9-121959 Waukegan Rd
    DeerfieldIL 60015
    (224) 632-3000

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Hinsdale Central High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 79%
    Grades: 9-125500 S Grant St
    HinsdaleIL 60521
    (630) 570-8000

  • Rank: #1010.
    Adlai E Stevenson High SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 78%
    Grades: 9-121 Stevenson Dr
    LincolnshireIL 60069
    (847) 415-4000

  • Rank: #1111.
    Libertyville High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 77%
    Grades: 9-12708 W Park Ave
    LibertyvilleIL 60048
    (847) 327-7001

  • Rank: #1212.
    Glenbrook North High SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 76%
    Grades: 9-122300 Shermer Rd
    NorthbrookIL 60062
    (847) 272-6400

  • Rank: #1313.
    Lake Forest High SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 75%
    Grades: 9-121285 N Mckinley Rd
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847) 234-3600

  • Rank: #1414.
    Neuqua Valley High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 73%
    Grades: 9-122360 95th St
    NapervilleIL 60564
    (630) 428-6000

  • Rank: #1515.
    Vernon Hills High SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 72%
    Grades: 9-12145 Lakeview Pkwy
    Vernon HillsIL 60061
    (847) 932-2000

  • Rank: #1616.
    John Hersey High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 71%
    Grades: 9-121900 E Thomas St
    Arlington HeightsIL 60004
    (847) 718-4800

  • Rank: #1717.
    Prospect High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 70%
    Grades: 9-12801 W Kensington Rd
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847) 718-5200

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Highland Park High SchoolMath: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 69%
    Grades: 9-12433 Vine Ave
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224) 765-2001

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Naperville Central High SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 69%
    Grades: 9-12440 Aurora Ave
    NapervilleIL 60540
    (630) 420-6422

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Wm Fremd High SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 69%
    Grades: 9-121000 S Quentin Rd
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847) 755-2610

  • Rank: #2121.
    Mahomet-seymour High SchoolMath: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 68%
    Grades: 9-12Po Box 1098
    MahometIL 61853
    (217) 586-4962

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Barrington High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 67%
    Grades: 9-12616 W Main St
    BarringtonIL 60010
    (847) 381-1400

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Glenbrook South High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 67%
    Grades: 9-124000 W Lake Ave
    GlenviewIL 60026
    (847) 729-2000

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Dunlap High SchoolMath: 70% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 66%
    Grades: 9-12Po Box 365
    DunlapIL 61525
    (309) 243-7751

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Naperville North High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 66%
    Grades: 9-12899 N Mill St
    NapervilleIL 60563
    (630) 420-6484

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Maine South High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 64%
    Grades: 9-121111 S Dee Rd
    Park RidgeIL 60068
    (847) 825-7711

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    York Community High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 64%
    Grades: 9-12355 W St Charles Rd
    ElmhurstIL 60126
    (630) 617-2400

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Morton High SchoolMath: 60% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 63%
    Grades: 9-12350 N Illinois Ave
    MortonIL 61550
    (309) 266-7182

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    St Charles North High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 63%
    Grades: 9-12255 Red Gate Rd
    Saint CharlesIL 60175
    (331) 228-4400

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Richmond-burton High SchoolMath: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
    Grades: 9-128311 Il Route 31
    RichmondIL 60071
    (815) 678-4525

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Tri-valley High SchoolMath: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
    Grades: 9-12503 E Washington St
    DownsIL 61736
    (309) 378-2911

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Community H S District 99 - North High SchoolMath: 66% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 62%
    Grades: 9-124436 Main St
    Downers GroveIL 60515
    (630) 795-8400

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Oak Park & River Forest High SchoolMath: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 62%
    Grades: 9-12201 N Scoville Ave
    Oak ParkIL 60302
    (708) 383-0700

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    Geneva Community High SchoolMath: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 61%
    Grades: 9-12416 Mckinley Ave
    GenevaIL 60134
    (630) 463-3800

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    Hononegah High SchoolMath: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 61%
    Grades: 9-12307 Salem St
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815) 624-5005

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