Top 25 Illinois Public High Schools, as Ranked by Niche

As part of its newly released 2016 school rankings, the education ranking and review website Niche ranked the best public high schools in Illinois.

While 100 of the state's public high schools were ranked, we only have included the 25 best from Niche's list, along with individual grades for five of the indicators that were used to grade each school: academics, health and safety, teachers, resources and facilities, and extracurriculars and activities.

A full profile of each public high school can be viewed by clicking on the city in which the school is located. You can read more about Niche's methodology here.

Here are 10 of the high schools that Niche ranked as the state's best. You can see the rest here.

25. University High School | Normal

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: B
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

24. Naperville North High School | Naperville

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A-
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A-
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A
23. Glenbard West High School | Glen Ellyn
  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: B+
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: B+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

22. Naperville Central High School | Naperville

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A

21. Barrington High School | Barrington

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

20. Lake Forest High School | Lake Forest

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A-
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

19. John Hersey High School | Arlington Heights

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

18. Evanston Township High School | Evanston

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A-
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

17. Jones College Prep High School | Chicago

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: B-
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: B
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A-

16. William Fremd High School | Palatine

  • Academics: A+
  • Health & Safety: A
  • Teachers: A+
  • Resources & Facilities: A+
  • Extracurriculars & Activities: A+

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