The magazine's 2013 rankings were published this week.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Lake Forest High School as the #211 high school in the country and seventh best in Illinois. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Lake Forest High School's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. Lake Forest Community High School District 115 Superintedent Michael Simeck thinks the ranking only starts to scratch the surface explaining the school's excellence. “Lake Forest High School is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the state and nation," Simeck said. "Of course we are …
U.S. News & World Report releases 4th annual edition.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Lake Forest High School is ranked 15th in the state, and 439th nationally, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report article ranking the best high schools in the nation. The data used was based on the 2009-10 school year. 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. Lake Forest was listed as 82 percent proficient in reading and 84 percent proficient in math based on Advanced Placement and International Baccelaureate exams, according to the magazine. The high school was awarded one of 20 gold medals in the state, and a high school must achieve a gold …