What Are Some Highly Rated High Schools in Chicago?


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The highest rated public, private and magnet schools in the Chicago metropolitan area are Northside College Preparatory High School, The Latin School of Chicago and Whitney T. Young Magnet High School. Each boasts above average scores in reading and mathematical proficiencies and comfortable student to teacher ratios.

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Northside College Prep allows students to take initiative in their own education by giving them opportunities to study a subject or conduct a project outside the curriculum once a week. With a student body of 1069, the student to teacher ratio is 14:1.

In addition to academics at the Latin School of Chicago, students are taught community awareness and empathy by participating in various city-wide service projects. The LSC offers the opportunity to learn one of four different languages: French, Latin, Chinese or Spanish

An estimated 87 percent of Young Magnet’s student body of 1,800 are enrolled in one or more of the 31 offered Advance Placement courses. Young Magnet produces state-level champions in both music and athletics, in addition to core subjects.

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