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Libertyville, Vernon Hills High Schools Among Best in County

The schools ranked third and fifth, respectively, on Chicago Magazine's list.

Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools have been ranked among the top five high schools in Lake County by Chicago Magazine.

For its September 2012 issue, Chicago Magazine ranked the top 133 elementary and high schools in Cook, DuPage and Lake Counties, along with Chicago and other suburbs. The magazine used data from the 2010-11 school year state report cards, including the spending per pupil, graduation rate, average ACT composite score and the percentage of students who meet or exceed state standards on the Prairie State Achievement Exam.

In Lake County, ranked third, while ranked fifth.

"Our rankings in Chicago Magazine are a testament to the continued hard work and dedication of our students and staff," said Mary Todoric, director of communications for Community High School District 128. "We are extremely proud to be among the top high schools in Lake County, and we look forward to building upon our excellence as we begin the new school year."

Deerfield, Lake Forest and High Schools rounded out the top five, at first, second and fourth, respectively.

In May, , at 16th and 18th, respectively.

Jose August 17, 2012 at 09:16 PM
LAKE FOREST---DEERFIELD----STEVENSON----LIBERTYVILLE--VERNON HILLS THEY DO NOT HAVE THOUSANDS OF ILLEGALS CROWDING YOUR SCHOOLS LIKE WAUKEGAN---NORTH CHICAGO --ZION DOES...YOU ALSO DO NOT HAVE 30 TO 40 KIDS IN A CLASS ROOM LIKE POOR TOWNS DO. A HUGE DIFF....POOR TOWNS DO NOT GIVE SCHOOLS $ 18,000 PER STUDENT LIKE THOSE RICH SCHOOLS DO. $ 10,000 PER KID IN WAUKEGAN--N. CHICAGO---ZION ??? BY THE WAY I BEEN INSIDE THE LIBERTYVILLE SCHOOLS, CLASS SIDE ABOUT 15 KIDS PER CLASS. WAUKEGAN , 35 KIDS PER CLASS.
Donny August 20, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Libertyville spends abut 11k per child. Stevenson is about 9k per child.

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