Top School Districts in California, 2019

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As the epicenter of the tech and entertainment industries in the United States, and with a GDP that dwarfs every other US state’s, it’s no surprise that California boasts some of the best public school districts around. Let’s take a look at The Golden State’s top five.

Topping the list is San Mateo County Office of Education of San Mateo County, comprised of several suburban counties along the San Francisco Bay, just north of Silicon Valley. Rather than being an individual school district, San Mateo County Office of Education presides over 23 school elementary, high school and unified districts in the county, as well as a community college district and numerous charter schools.

Nearby San Francisco County Office of Education, encompassing all of the public schools in  the city of San Francisco, ranks #2 on the list. Comprised of over 130 schools, students of the racially diverse district boast math and English test scores well above the state averages.

Coming in third is Santa Barbara County Office of Education, a terrific district presiding over schools in what is known as the “American Riviera”.

#4 L.A. Unified, the second largest public school district in the country with an enrollment of nearly 700,000, is an excellent example of a massive, yet well-run district. In all, ten languages are taught to the district’s diverse student populace.

Rounding out the top five is the San Diego County Office of Education, known for its many programs providing assistance with special needs or belong to families experiencing economic hardship.

Top School Districts in California, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1San Mateo County Office of EducationSan Mateo CountyRedwood CityCalifornia
2San Francisco County Office of EducationSan Francisco CountySan FranciscoCalifornia
3Santa Barbara County Office of EducationSanta Barbara CountySanta BarbaraCalifornia
4Los Angeles UnifiedLos Angeles CountyLos AngelesCalifornia
5San Diego County Office of EducationSan Diego CountySan DiegoCalifornia
6Marin County Office of EducationMarin CountySan RafaelCalifornia
7Sonoma County Office of EducationSonoma CountySanta RosaCalifornia
8Imperial County Office of EducationImperial CountyEl CentroCalifornia
9Tehama County Department of EducationTehama CountyRed BluffCalifornia
10Kings County Office of EducationKings CountyHanfordCalifornia
11San Luis Obispo County Office of EducationSan Luis Obispo CountySan Luis ObispoCalifornia
12Placer County Office of EducationPlacer CountyAuburnCalifornia
13Sutter County Office of EducationSutter CountyYuba CityCalifornia
14Los Angeles County Office of EducationLos Angeles CountyDowneyCalifornia
15Solano County Office of EducationSolano CountyFairfieldCalifornia
16San Diego UnifiedSan Diego CountySan DiegoCalifornia
17Humboldt County Office of EducationHumboldt CountyEurekaCalifornia
18Stanislaus County Office of EducationStanislaus CountyModestoCalifornia
19San Bernardino County Office of EducationSan Bernardino CountySan BernardinoCalifornia
20Shasta County Office of EducationShasta CountyReddingCalifornia
21El Dorado County Office of EducationEl Dorado CountyPlacervilleCalifornia
22Merced County Office of EducationMerced CountyMercedCalifornia
23Butte County Office of EducationButte CountyOrovilleCalifornia
24Palo Alto UnifiedSanta Clara CountyPalo AltoCalifornia
25San Ramon Valley UnifiedContra Costa CountyDanvilleCalifornia

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Colorado, 2019

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Colorado is known for boasting one of the healthiest and well-educated populations in the United States, owing to the state’s physical majestic and ripe opportunity for outdoor activity, and this vigor is reflected in the performance of its best public school districts.

The top district in the state is Jefferson County School District No. R-1, presiding over 100 elementary, middle, and high schools in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Students in the district best the state averages in the CMAS, PSAT, and SAT tests.

Placing second is Douglas County School District RE-1, the third largest district in the state of Colorado. The quality of the district’s schools is shown through the high (and continually rising) 90.8% graduation rate.

Colorado’s #3 school district is its largest: Denver County School District 1, serving the schools of the city of Denver. The fast-growing and steadily improving school district reduced its drop-out rate from 11.1% to 4.5% from 2006-2014.

Cherry Creek School District No. 5 is the Centennial State’s #4 district.  Known for attracting high teaching talent, over 79% of the district’s faculty have 10+ years of experience.   In 2018, 14 of the district’s schools were named John Irwin Schools of Excellence.

Closing out the top five is Boulder Valley No. Re2, centered near Boulder and serving that community, along with several others in the area. Due its frequent placing as the top district in the state academically, BVSD has earned a reputation that transcends state borders.

Top School Districts in Colorado, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1Jefferson County School District No. R-1Jefferson CountyGoldenColorado
2Douglas County School District No. Re 1Douglas CountyCastle RockColorado
3School District No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of CDenver CountyDenverColorado
4Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of ArapahArapahoe CountyGreenwood VillageColorado
5Boulder Valley School District No. Re2Boulder CountyBoulderColorado
6Mancos School District Re-6Montezuma CountyMancosColorado
7School District No. Re-20 Weldon ValleyMorgan CountyWeldonaColorado
8Littleton School District No. 6 in the county of ArapahoeArapahoe CountyLittletonColorado
9Academy School District No. 20 in the county of El Paso anEl Paso CountyColorado SpringsColorado
10Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12 in the county of EEl Paso CountyColorado SpringsColorado
11Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2Routt CountySteamboat SpringsColorado
12Poudre School District R-1Larimer CountyFort CollinsColorado
13Lewis-Palmer Consolidated School District No. 38 in the coEl Paso CountyMonumentColorado
14Telluride School District No. R-1San Miguel CountyTellurideColorado
15Limon School District No. Re 4JLincoln CountyLimonColorado
16Adams 12 Five Star SchoolsAdams CountyThorntonColorado
17St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1JBoulder CountyLongmontColorado
18Aspen School District No. 1 in the county of Pitkin and StaPitkin CountyAspenColorado
19East Grand School District No. 2Grand CountyGranbyColorado
20Platte Canyon School District No. 1 of the county of ParkPark CountyBaileyColorado
21Summit School District No. Re 1Summit CountyFriscoColorado
22Weld County School District No. Re-7Weld CountyKerseyColorado
23Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-4Weld CountyWindsorColorado
24Meeker School District Re1Rio Blanco CountyMeekerColorado
25Ridgway School District No. R-2 of the county of Ouray aOuray CountyRidgwayColorado

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Connecticut, 2019

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As a state with some of the oldest communities in the United States and one of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut has had plenty of time to develop an excellent educational tradition. Let’s look at the Nutmeg State’s top five public school districts (four of five of which are located in Fairfield County) to see where this tradition is best rooted.

Connecticut’s best school district is New Canaan Public Schools, a district with a nationwide reputation for academic excellence serving one of the wealthiest communities in the United States. In apt demonstration of its quality, 21 New Canaan High School seniors were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program in 2018.

#2 goes to Darien Public Schools, a small district serving seven schools in the small, wealthy town of Darien 37 miles northeast of New York City. Students of the district frequently score the highest test scores in the state.

Placing third is is another Fairfield county district, Weston School District. A small district with an out-sized reputation, Weston places an emphasis on active learning, with students participating in many activities in the woodlands surrounding the schools.

The one top five Connecticut school district not located in Fairfield is #4 Regional School District #12 of Litchfield County serving four schools in the Washington Depot area.

We head back to Fairfield County for #5 Westport School District, where students scored 15% above the state in the Connecticut Mastery Test.

Top School Districts in Connecticut, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1New Canaan School DistrictFairfield CountyNew CanaanConnecticut
2Darien School DistrictFairfield CountyDarienConnecticut
3Weston School DistrictFairfield CountyWestonConnecticut
4Regional School District 12Litchfield CountyWashington DepotConnecticut
5Westport School DistrictFairfield CountyWestportConnecticut
6Regional School District 18New London CountyOld LymeConnecticut
7Ridgefield School DistrictFairfield CountyRidgefieldConnecticut
8Glastonbury School DistrictHartford CountyGlastonburyConnecticut
9Regional School District 09Fairfield CountyMonroeConnecticut
10Trumbull School DistrictFairfield CountyTrumbullConnecticut
11Wilton School DistrictFairfield CountyWiltonConnecticut
12Guilford School DistrictNew Haven CountyGuilfordConnecticut
13Fairfield School DistrictFairfield CountyFairfieldConnecticut
14Greenwich School DistrictFairfield CountyGreenwichConnecticut
15Monroe School DistrictFairfield CountyMonroeConnecticut
16Farmington School DistrictHartford CountyFarmingtonConnecticut
17Simsbury School DistrictHartford CountySimsburyConnecticut
18Regional School District 05New Haven CountyWoodbridgeConnecticut
19Avon School DistrictHartford CountyAvonConnecticut
20South Windsor School DistrictHartford CountySouth WindsorConnecticut
21Madison School DistrictNew Haven CountyMadisonConnecticut
22Newtown School DistrictFairfield CountyNewtownConnecticut
23Regional School District 10Hartford CountyBurlingtonConnecticut
24East Granby School DistrictHartford CountyEast GranbyConnecticut
25Cheshire School DistrictNew Haven CountyCheshireConnecticut

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Delaware, 2019

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As one of the smallest states in the nation, Delaware only has 21 public school districts within its three counties, yet many of them are well-funded by taxpayers and excel in academics. Let’s have a closer look at Delaware’s top five public school districts, three of which are in New Castle County, with the other two being in Sussex County.

The rank of #1 goes to the Charter School of Wilmington, which is in fact a single high school school and was the first publicly funded, yet privately operated school of its type in the United States. Wilmington is in high demand for those in the area as 99% of its students attend college post-graduation.

Another charter school, Newark Charter School, places #2 in the ranking. NCS boasts an enrollment of  over 2,300 students from kindergarten to grade twelve and follows the vaunted Core Knowledge curriculum.

The first proper school district in the list is Cape Henlopen School District (#3) serving nine schools in the Cape Region of Sussex County.

Appoquinimink School District in southern New Castle County, is #4 in the ranking. The district is the fastest growing in the state, adding roughly 600 students a year, which necessitated the opening of Appoquinimink High School in 2008.

Rounding out the top five is Sussex Technical School District, again a district comprising a single school. In 2008, Sussex Tech received a Blue Ribbon award for academic achievement.

Top School Districts in Delaware, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1Charter School Of WilmingtonNew Castle CountyWilmingtonDelaware
2Newark Charter SchoolNew Castle CountyNewarkDelaware
3Cape Henlopen School DistrictSussex CountyLewesDelaware
4Appoquinimink School DistrictNew Castle CountyOdessaDelaware
5Sussex Technical School DistrictSussex CountyGeorgetownDelaware
6Caesar Rodney School DistrictKent CountyWyomingDelaware
7Polytech School DistrictKent CountyWoodsideDelaware
8Brandywine School DistrictNew Castle CountyWilmingtonDelaware
9Indian River School DistrictSussex CountySelbyvilleDelaware
10Red Clay Consolidated School DistrictNew Castle CountyWilmingtonDelaware
11Lake Forest School DistrictKent CountyFeltonDelaware
12Smyrna School DistrictKent CountySmyrnaDelaware
13Delmar School DistrictSussex CountyDelmarDelaware
14New Castle County Vocational-technical School DistrictNew Castle CountyWilmingtonDelaware
15Milford School DistrictSussex CountyMilfordDelaware
16Capital School DistrictKent CountyDoverDelaware
17Seaford School DistrictSussex CountySeafordDelaware
18Christina School DistrictNew Castle CountyWilmingtonDelaware
19Laurel School DistrictSussex CountyLaurelDelaware
20Colonial School DistrictNew Castle CountyNew CastleDelaware
21Woodbridge School DistrictSussex CountyBridgevilleDelaware

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Florida, 2019

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Florida’s best school district is also its largest: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, with a student enrollment of over 350,000. The district’s schools regularly rank among the top in the nation, and Miami-Dade is one of the only districts in the nation to offer bilingual education and international studies programs.

Placing second is Florida’s second largest school district, Broward County Public Schools headquartered in Fort Lauderdale. In 2018, graduates of the county’s schools earned $106 million in scholarships.

#3 Hillsborough County Public Schools serves Tampa and other west central Florida communities. The district received a recent boost in funding and teacher mentoring through a 100 million dollar grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which ended in 2015.

Coming in at #4 is Orange County Public Schools, which is headquartered in Orlando. The nation’s 9th largest district hit a record high graduation rate of 93.8% in the 2016-2017 school year.

The School District of Palm Beach County places fifth in the ranking. The diverse student population of the southeastern Florida district speak 146 languages and dialects.

Top School Districts in Florida, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1DadeMiami-Dade CountyMiamiFlorida
2BrowardBroward CountyFort LauderdaleFlorida
3HillsboroughHillsborough CountyTampaFlorida
4OrangeOrange CountyOrlandoFlorida
5Palm BeachPalm Beach CountyWest Palm BeachFlorida
6DuvalDuval CountyJacksonvilleFlorida
7PinellasPinellas CountyLargoFlorida
8BrevardBrevard CountyVieraFlorida
9LeeLee CountyFort MyersFlorida
10SeminoleSeminole CountySanfordFlorida
11PolkPolk CountyBartowFlorida
12St. JohnsSt. Johns CountySt AugustineFlorida
13PascoPasco CountyLand O LakesFlorida
14SarasotaSarasota CountySarasotaFlorida
15CollierCollier CountyNaplesFlorida
16OsceolaOsceola CountyKissimmeeFlorida
17VolusiaVolusia CountyDelandFlorida
18ClayClay CountyGreen Cove SpringsFlorida
19OkaloosaOkaloosa CountyFort Walton BeachFlorida
20LeonLeon CountyTallahasseeFlorida
21Santa RosaSanta Rosa CountyMiltonFlorida
22ManateeManatee CountyBradentonFlorida
23St. LucieSt. Lucie CountyFort PierceFlorida
24NassauNassau CountyFernandina BeachFlorida
25AlachuaAlachua CountyGainesvilleFlorida

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Georgia, 2019

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With SAT and ACT scores above the national average, Georgia public schools are definitely doing something right in preparing their students for higher education. Let’s take a look at the Peach State’s best districts to see where things are running most smoothly.

Georgia’s best public school district is Gwinnett County Public Schools, the largest school district in the state servicing Gwinnett County, which is located in the north central part of Georgia. In the past ten years, GCPC has won the Broad Prize for Urban Education and was subsequently nominated for the award again in its first year of eligibility.

The second highest ranked public school district in Georgia is Cobb County School District servicing every public school in the county, other than Marietta City schools. All schools in the district earned the prestige of accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Fulton County Schools, the fourth largest district in the state, ranks #3 and serves the communities surrounding Atlanta (although not the city proper). FCS has received many accolades, including winning the National School Board Association’s Magna Award two times.

#4 Forsyth County Schools is headquartered in Cumming and presides over 36 elementary, middle and high schools. The districts schools have brought home 10 national Blue Ribbon honors, and has the highest ACT average of large districts in the state.

Rounding out the top five is Dekalb County School District based in the Atlanta metropolitan area near Stone Mountain. 

Top School Districts in Georgia, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1Gwinnett CountyGwinnett CountyLawrencevilleGeorgia
2Cobb CountyCobb CountyMariettaGeorgia
3Fulton CountyFulton CountyAtlantaGeorgia
4Forsyth CountyForsyth CountyCummingGeorgia
5DeKalb CountyDeKalb CountyStone MountainGeorgia
6City Schools of DecaturDeKalb CountyDecaturGeorgia
7Cherokee CountyCherokee CountyCantonGeorgia
8Fayette CountyFayette CountyFayettevilleGeorgia
9Oconee CountyOconee CountyWatkinsvilleGeorgia
10Columbia CountyColumbia CountyEvansGeorgia
11Atlanta Public SchoolsFulton CountyAtlantaGeorgia
12Buford CityGwinnett CountyBufordGeorgia
13Jefferson CityJackson CountyJeffersonGeorgia
14Bremen CityHaralson CountyBremenGeorgia
15Houston CountyHouston CountyPerryGeorgia
16Henry CountyHenry CountyMcDonoughGeorgia
17Union CountyUnion CountyBlairsvilleGeorgia
18Paulding CountyPaulding CountyDallasGeorgia
19Camden CountyCamden CountyKingslandGeorgia
20Pierce CountyPierce CountyBlackshearGeorgia
21Lowndes CountyLowndes CountyValdostaGeorgia
22Effingham CountyEffingham CountySpringfieldGeorgia
23Heard CountyHeard CountyFranklinGeorgia
24Coweta CountyCoweta CountyNewnanGeorgia
25Dawson CountyDawson CountyDawsonvilleGeorgia

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Idaho, 2019

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Beautiful, mountainous Idaho is one of the least densely populated states, meaning that there’s plenty of space for children to roam after the bell rings. With all that parkland, it might be hard to keep kids in their desks. However, Idaho’s top performing school districts have done that and more, excelling in academics and other fields.

Ranking #1 in Idaho is Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy, a self-governed, single school district founded in 1999 with focus on college prep. The school has been labeled the best school in Idaho by U.S. News and World Report.

West Ada School District #2 headquartered in Meridian, Idaho is Idaho’s second best public school district. The largest district in the state, 14 West Ada students were named National Merit Finalists in 2018.

Victory Charter School of Nampa ranks #3. The school’s students excel in academics, exceeding state standards in all subjects.

Placing fourth is Troy School District in Latah County. A small district comprising one elementary school and a joint middle and high school, Troy schools have received accreditation from AdvancED, while Troy Jr./Sr. High School has been designed a Top Performing School by meeting all Idaho growth targets.

State capital Boise’s Boise School District #1 lands at #5 on the list of Idaho’s best public school districts. Students at BSD schools regularly outperform students at every other large district in the state on the SAT and other standardized tests.

Top School Districts in Idaho, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1Coeur D'alene Charter Academy Inc.Kootenai CountyCoeur 'daleneIdaho
2Joint School District No. 2Ada CountyMeridianIdaho
3Victory Charter School Inc.Canyon CountyNampaIdaho
4Troy School DistrictLatah CountyTroyIdaho
5Boise Independent DistrictAda CountyBoiseIdaho
6Liberty Charter School Inc.Canyon CountyNampaIdaho
7Compass Public Charter School Inc.Ada CountyMeridianIdaho
8Mccall-donnelly Joint School DistrictValley CountyMccallIdaho
9Blaine County DistrictBlaine CountyHaileyIdaho
10Pocatello DistrictBannock CountyPocatelloIdaho
11Grace Joint DistrictCaribou CountyGraceIdaho
12West Side Joint DistrictFranklin CountyDaytonIdaho
13Moscow DistrictLatah CountyMoscowIdaho
14Genesee Joint DistrictLatah CountyGeneseeIdaho
15North Star Charter School Inc.Ada CountyEagleIdaho
16Coeur D'alene DistrictKootenai CountyCoeur D AleneIdaho
17Lakeland DistrictKootenai CountyRathdrumIdaho
18Cottonwood Joint DistrictIdaho CountyCottonwoodIdaho
19Marsh Valley Joint DistrictBannock CountyArimoIdaho
20Taylor's Crossing Public Charter School Inc.Bonneville CountyIdaho FallsIdaho
21The Sage International School Of Boise A Public Charter SchAda CountyBoiseIdaho
22American Heritage Charter School Inc.Bonneville CountyIdaho FallsIdaho
23New Plymouth DistrictPayette CountyNew PlymouthIdaho
24Lake Pend Oreille School DistrictBonner CountyPonderayIdaho
25Kimberly DistrictTwin Falls CountyKimberlyIdaho

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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Top School Districts in Illinois, 2019

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While some Illinois schools struggle in regards to academic performance, many suburban Chicagoland schools are among the best in the nation. Let’s take a look at the best public school districts in the Land of Lincoln to see where things are going right.

The top ranked public school district in Illinois is City of Chicago School District 299.  The third largest school district in the country, recent reports show that the district’s students academic performance is improving faster than 96% of school districts in the country.

New Trier Township High School District 203, comprising one large high school serving several North Shore communities, is Illinois’ #2 public school district. In 2017, New Trier’s students earned the highest composite ACT score in the country for a public school.

#3 Lake Forest Community High School District 115 is another single-school district, serving the near 2000 students of Lake Forest High School. The school’s great reputation attracts a high caliber of teaching talent, with 95% of faculty members holding a master’s degree or higher.

#4 Community High School District 128, also located in Lake County, is made up of two high schools, one of which (Libertyville High School) was recently named a National Blue Ribbon School.

Closing out the top five is Stevenson High School District 125, an excellent single high school district in the northern Chicago suburbs. 87.6% of students at Stevenson High School scored 3 or higher on their AP exams.

Top School Districts in Illinois, 2019

RankSchool DistrictCountyCityState
1City of Chicago SD 299Cook CountyChicagoIllinois
2New Trier Twp HSD 203Cook CountyNorthfieldIllinois
3Lake Forest CHSD 115Lake CountyLake ForestIllinois
4CHSD 128Lake CountyVernon HillsIllinois
5Adlai E Stevenson HSD 125Lake CountyLincolnshireIllinois
6Northfield Twp HSD 225Cook CountyGlenviewIllinois
7Twp HSD 113Lake CountyHighland ParkIllinois
8Naperville CUSD 203DuPage CountyNapervilleIllinois
9Hinsdale Twp HSD 86DuPage CountyHinsdaleIllinois
10Niles Twp HSD 219Cook CountySkokieIllinois
11Indian Prairie CUSD 204DuPage CountyAuroraIllinois
12Township HSD 214Cook CountyArlington HeightsIllinois
13Lyons Twp HSD 204Cook CountyLa GrangeIllinois
14Barrington CUSD 220Lake CountyBarringtonIllinois
15CHSD 155McHenry CountyCrystal LakeIllinois
16Evanston Twp HSD 202Cook CountyEvanstonIllinois
17St Charles CUSD 303Kane CountySt CharlesIllinois
18Township HSD 211Cook CountyPalatineIllinois
19CUSD 200DuPage CountyWheatonIllinois
20Lemont Twp HSD 210Cook CountyLemontIllinois
21Byron CUSD 226Ogle CountyByronIllinois
22Lake Park CHSD 108DuPage CountyRoselleIllinois
23CHSD 99DuPage CountyDowners GroveIllinois
24Elmhurst SD 205DuPage CountyElmhurstIllinois
25Tri Valley CUSD 3McLean CountyDownsIllinois

Methodology

The following contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, teacher quality, school funding, student to teacher ratio, standardized test results (reading and math; the percentage of students scoring at or above state proficiency level). Data from a total of 10,728 school districts had sufficient values for the variables above.

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