New Trier High School comes in 13th place for top Illinois high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report. The rankings were released as part of the Best High School rankings, now in its fourth edition according to the Huffington Post.
The rankings were drawn from a pool of 22,000 public high schools in 49 states as well as the District of Columbia, and methodology included test scores, state assessments and college-level coursework, such as AP or IB programs.
For student/teacher ratio, scored 13:1. For college readiness, the report noted that New Trier is above the Illinois average, with 53 percent of students taking AP tests and 50 percent passing AP tests.
In Illinois, Northside College Preparatory High School took the top spot, followed by Walter Payton College Preparatory High School and Jones College Prep. Nearby Deerfield High School was ranked No. 7; Highland Park was ranked No. 12; Lake Forest High School was ranked No. 15; Evanston Township High School was ranked No. 17; and Glenbrook North High School was ranked No. 19.