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The top ranked public schools in Illinois state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Illinois is 32%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 37%.
The top ranked public schools in Illinois are Payton College Preparatory High School, Northside College Preparatory High School and Young Magnet High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Deerfield, Downs and Hinsdale.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Illinois (2021)

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

  • Rank: #22.Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125501 N Kedzie Ave
    ChicagoIL 60625
    (773) 534-3954

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

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

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

  • Rank: #66.Math: 81% (Top 1%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121 Stevenson Dr
    LincolnshireIL 60069
    (847) 415-4000

  • Rank: #77.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 10-12385 Winnetka Ave
    WinnetkaIL 60093
    (847) 446-7000

  • Rank: #88.
    Proviso Math And Science AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-128601 Roosevelt Rd
    Forest ParkIL 60130
    (708) 338-4100

  • Rank: #99.Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-125500 S Grant St
    HinsdaleIL 60521
    (630) 570-8000

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12708 W Park Ave
    LibertyvilleIL 60048
    (847) 327-7001

  • Rank: #1111.
    Deerfield High School
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121959 Waukegan Rd
    DeerfieldIL 60015
    (224) 632-3000

  • Rank: #1212.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122300 Shermer Rd
    NorthbrookIL 60062
    (847) 272-6400

  • Rank: #1313.Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122360 95th St
    NapervilleIL 60564
    (630) 428-6000

  • Rank: #1414.Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12145 Lakeview Pkwy
    Vernon HillsIL 60061
    (847) 932-2000

  • Rank: #1515.Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121285 N Mckinley Rd
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847) 234-3600

  • Rank: #1616.Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12440 Aurora Ave
    NapervilleIL 60540
    (630) 420-6422

  • Rank: #1717.
    Wm Fremd High School
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121000 S Quentin Rd
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847) 755-2610

  • Rank: #1818.
    Prospect High School
    Math: 67% (Top 5%) Reading: 70% (Top 5%)Math: 67% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12801 W Kensington Rd
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847) 718-5200

  • Rank: #1919.Math: 69% (Top 5%) Reading: 68% (Top 10%)Math: 69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 68% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12Po Box 1098
    MahometIL 61853
    (217) 586-4962

  • Rank: #2020.Math: 65% (Top 10%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 65% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121900 E Thomas St
    Arlington HeightsIL 60004
    (847) 718-4800

  • Rank: #2121.Math: 67% (Top 5%) Reading: 67% (Top 10%)Math: 67% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 67% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-124000 W Lake Ave
    GlenviewIL 60026
    (847) 729-2000

  • Rank: #2222.
    Dunlap High School
    Math: 70% (Top 5%) Reading: 66% (Top 10%)Math: 70% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12Po Box 365
    DunlapIL 61525
    (309) 243-7751

  • Rank: #2323.Math: 64% (Top 10%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 64% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12433 Vine Ave
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224) 765-2001

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.Math: 65% (Top 10%) Reading: 67% (Top 10%)Math: 65% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 67% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12616 W Main St
    BarringtonIL 60010
    (847) 381-1400

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.Math: 67% (Top 5%) Reading: 66% (Top 10%)Math: 67% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12899 N Mill St
    NapervilleIL 60563
    (630) 420-6484

  • Rank: #2626.Math: 67% (Top 5%) Reading: 63% (Top 10%)Math: 67% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12255 Red Gate Rd
    Saint CharlesIL 60175
    (331) 228-4400

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.Math: 65% (Top 10%) Reading: 64% (Top 10%)Math: 65% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121111 S Dee Rd
    Park RidgeIL 60068
    (847) 825-7711

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.Math: 65% (Top 10%) Reading: 64% (Top 10%)Math: 65% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12355 W St Charles Rd
    ElmhurstIL 60126
    (630) 617-2400

  • Rank: #2929.Math: 66% (Top 5%) Reading: 62% (Top 10%)Math: 66% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-124436 Main St
    Downers GroveIL 60515
    (630) 795-8400

  • Rank: #3030.Math: 60-64% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12503 E Washington St
    DownsIL 61736
    (309) 378-2911

  • Rank: #3131.Math: 65% (Top 10%) Reading: 61% (Top 20%)Math: 65% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-121801 N Eola Rd
    AuroraIL 60502
    (630) 375-5900

  • Rank: #3232.
    Morton High School
    Math: 60% (Top 10%) Reading: 63% (Top 10%)Math: 60% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12350 N Illinois Ave
    MortonIL 61550
    (309) 266-7182

  • Rank: #3333.Math: 61% (Top 10%) Reading: 61% (Top 20%)Math: 61% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12416 Mckinley Ave
    GenevaIL 60134
    (630) 463-3800

  • Rank: #3434.Math: 59% (Top 10%) Reading: 60% (Top 20%)Math: 59% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12300 Church St
    Lake ZurichIL 60047
    (847) 438-5155

  • Rank: #3535.Math: 59% (Top 10%) Reading: 59% (Top 20%)Math: 59% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12201 Colorado Ave
    FrankfortIL 60423
    (815) 464-4000

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