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ETHS Ranked 21st Best IL High School

The U.S. News and World Report list came out this week.

U.S. News and World Report has named Evanston Township High School the 21st best high school in the state in its 2014 ranking, which was released this week.

The top four schools are all Chicago selective enrollment high schools. Adlai E. Stevenson in Lincolnshire was No. 5 and Deerfield High School No. 6. You can view the full list here.

Deerfield and Highland Park, at No. 10, are the only North Shore schools to make it into the top 10. But local schools dominated the next 10 spots, with New Trier ranked No. 15, Glenbrook North No. 16, Vernon Hills No. 17, Buffalo Grove No. 18 and Glenbrook South No. 20.

Nationally, Evanston Township High School was ranked No. 524.

The methodology, which was unchanged since last year, looks at three main factors to decide a school’s ranking: whether students are performing better than statistically expected for the average student in the state; whether disadvantaged students are performing better in math and reading than the state average for their peers; and the school’s “college-readiness” performance, based on AP or International Baccalaureate test data.

In Illinois, the Prairie State Achievement Examination is used to gauge student performance to determine the ranking.

You can read more about the methodology here.

Earlier this month, ETHS was named the 17th most challenging high school in Illinois by the Washington Post, putting it ahead of all other North Shore schools.

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shirley April 24, 2014 at 02:02 PM
Stand Against Racism April 25 On Fri., April 25, from 12:40 p.m. to 12:55 p.m., YWCA Evanston/North Shore invites residents, businesses, faith groups, schools, community groups and civic institutions to line Ridge Ave. and Church St., as a symbol that our community stands together in the work for racial equity. Participants are asked to stand on Ridge Ave., from Howard St. to Isabella St., and Church St., from Ridge Ave. to McCormick Blvd.
Festus McMoron April 24, 2014 at 03:16 PM
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Festus McMoron April 24, 2014 at 03:21 PM
Chute Middle School's 11th Annual Arts on the Town FUNdraiser and silent auction will be held Saturday, April 26th at The Firehouse Grill from 7:00-10:00 pm in the upstairs private party room. Some of the items being auctioned off include Cubs, Sox and Bears tickets, several Evanston/Skokie Theatres including Northlight, Piven, Piccolo and Next, restaurant gift certificates, shopping gift cards, games, wine, spa packages, athletic memberships, Evanston and Chute spirit wear and so much more!! In addition to the silent auction, there will be a pick and choose raffle as well as a 50/50 raffle and a few lucky guests will get a surprise door prize! There will be entertainment, food and cash bar to round the evening out. Tickets are $20 at the door ($30 per couple). Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
Evanstonia April 26, 2014 at 01:37 AM
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