Largest Illinois Public Schools

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Elementary
(3006)
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(3006)
 
Pre-K
(1232)
Pre-K
(1232)
 
The public school in Illinois has approximately average 475 students (2021).
The public schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The largest public school in Illinois (by enrollment) is Waukegan High School with 4,609 students.

Largest Illinois Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) # Students Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Waukegan High SchoolMath: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 4,609
    Grades: 9-122325 Brookside Ave
    WaukeganIL 60085
    (224) 303-3000

  • Rank: #22.
    Lane Technical High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Students: 4,429
    Grades: 7-122501 W Addison St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773) 534-5400

  • Rank: #33.
    Adlai E Stevenson High SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Students: 4,185
    Grades: 9-121 Stevenson Dr
    LincolnshireIL 60069
    (847) 415-4000

  • Rank: #44.
    Warren Township High SchoolMath: 38% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Students: 4,026
    Grades: 9-1234090 N Almond Rd
    GurneeIL 60031
    (847) 548-6611

  • Rank: #55.
    Lyons Township High SchoolMath: 58% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Students: 4,000
    Grades: 9-12100 S Brainard Ave
    La GrangeIL 60525
    (708) 579-6300

  • Rank: #66.
    East High SchoolMath: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,904
    Grades: 9-12500 Tomcat Ln
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630) 299-8000

  • Rank: #77.
    Lockport Township High School EastMath: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Students: 3,706
    Grades: 9-121333 E 7th St
    LockportIL 60441
    (815) 588-8300

  • Rank: #88.
    West Aurora High SchoolMath: 22% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,665
    Grades: 9-121201 W New York St
    AuroraIL 60506
    (630) 301-5600

  • Rank: #99.
    Neuqua Valley High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 3,662
    Grades: 9-122360 95th St
    NapervilleIL 60564
    (630) 428-6000

  • Rank: #1010.
    Bolingbrook High SchoolMath: 30% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,550
    Grades: 9-12365 Raider Way
    BolingbrookIL 60440
    (630) 759-6400

  • Rank: #1111.
    J Sterling Morton West High SchoolMath: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,539
    Grades: 9-122400 Home Ave
    BerwynIL 60402
    (708) 780-4100

  • Rank: #1212.
    J Sterling Morton East High SchoolMath: 8% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,485
    Grades: 10-122423 S Austin Blvd
    CiceroIL 60804
    (708) 780-4000

  • Rank: #1313.
    Evanston Township High SchoolMath: 51% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Students: 3,459
    Grades: 9-121600 Dodge Ave
    EvanstonIL 60201
    (847) 424-7200

  • Rank: #1414.
    Taft High SchoolMath: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Students: 3,371
    Grades: 7-126530 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    ChicagoIL 60631
    (773) 534-1000

  • Rank: #1515.
    Oak Park & River Forest High SchoolMath: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Students: 3,370
    Grades: 9-12201 N Scoville Ave
    Oak ParkIL 60302
    (708) 383-0700

  • Rank: #1616.
    Joliet West High SchoolMath: 24% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,310
    Grades: 9-12401 N Larkin Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815) 727-6940

  • Rank: #1717.
    Joliet Central High SchoolMath: 18% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 3,239
    Grades: 9-12201 E Jefferson St
    JolietIL 60432
    (815) 727-6740

  • Rank: #1818.
    Glenbrook South High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 3,067
    Grades: 9-124000 W Lake Ave
    GlenviewIL 60026
    (847) 729-2000

  • Rank: #1919.
    Huntley High SchoolMath: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Students: 3,045
    Grades: 9-1213719 Harmony Rd
    HuntleyIL 60142
    (847) 659-6600

  • Rank: #2020.
    Barrington High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 2,953
    Grades: 9-12616 W Main St
    BarringtonIL 60010
    (847) 381-1400

  • Rank: #2121.
    New Trier Township H S WinnetkaMath: 76% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 2,934
    Grades: 10-12385 Winnetka Ave
    WinnetkaIL 60093
    (847) 446-7000

  • Rank: #2222.
    Curie Metropolitan High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Students: 2,918
    Grades: 9-124959 S Archer Ave
    ChicagoIL 60632
    (773) 535-2100

  • Rank: #2323.
    Lincoln-way East High SchoolMath: 59% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Students: 2,889
    Grades: 9-12201 Colorado Ave
    FrankfortIL 60423
    (815) 464-4000

  • Rank: #2424.
    Metea Valley High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Students: 2,887
    Grades: 9-121801 N Eola Rd
    AuroraIL 60502
    (630) 375-5900

  • Rank: #2525.
    Carl Sandburg High SchoolMath: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Students: 2,865
    Grades: 9-1213300 S La Grange Rd
    Orland ParkIL 60462
    (708) 671-3100

  • Rank: #2626.
    Naperville Central High SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 2,810
    Grades: 9-12440 Aurora Ave
    NapervilleIL 60540
    (630) 420-6422

  • Rank: #2727.
    York Community High SchoolMath: 65% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Students: 2,805
    Grades: 9-12355 W St Charles Rd
    ElmhurstIL 60126
    (630) 617-2400

  • Rank: #2828.
    Hinsdale Central High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 2,786
    Grades: 9-125500 S Grant St
    HinsdaleIL 60521
    (630) 570-8000

  • Rank: #2929.
    Oswego High SchoolMath: 39% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Students: 2,773
    Grades: 9-124250 State Route 71
    OswegoIL 60543
    (630) 636-2009

  • Rank: #3030.
    Homewood-flossmoor High SchoolMath: 29% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Students: 2,757
    Grades: 9-12999 Kedzie Ave
    FlossmoorIL 60422
    (708) 799-3000

  • Rank: #3131.
    Minooka Community High SchoolMath: 30% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Students: 2,725
    Grades: 9-12301 S Wabena Ave
    MinookaIL 60447
    (815) 467-2140

  • Rank: #3232.
    Community H S District 99 - South High SchoolMath: 48% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Students: 2,696
    Grades: 9-121436 Norfolk St
    Downers GroveIL 60516
    (630) 795-8500

  • Rank: #3333.
    Naperville North High SchoolMath: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Students: 2,674
    Grades: 9-12899 N Mill St
    NapervilleIL 60563
    (630) 420-6484

  • Rank: #3434.
    South Elgin High SchoolMath: 34% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Students: 2,673
    Grades: 9-12760 E Main St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847) 289-3760

  • Rank: #3535.
    Waubonsie Valley High SchoolMath: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Students: 2,642
    Grades: 9-122590 Ogden Ave
    AuroraIL 60504
    (630) 375-3300

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