District 211 Schools Receive Various Top Rankings at State, National Levels


Township High School District 211 schools have been recognized on both state and national levels by various organizations for being top institutions that offer challenging academics and have positive overall student success.

The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and SchoolSearch are just a few organizations that have recently ranked District 211 for having top schools in the state and country.

More than 1,900 schools were listed on The Washington Post’s “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” list, which are ranked both by state and nation. In Illinois, 52 schools were ranked overall, and all five District 211 schools made the list. William Fremd High School placed No. 17, James B. Conant High School No. 34, Hoffman Estates High School No. 37, Palatine High School No. 42, and Schaumburg High School No. 43.

U.S. News & World Report listed four of District 211’s five high schools on its Best High Schools list. Fremd High School was No. 22 in the state and No. 540 nationally, Conant High School was No. 26 in the state and No. 615 nationally, Hoffman Estates High School was ranked close at No. 28 and No. 640 nationally, and Schaumburg High School was No. 45 in the state and No. 1,101 nationally.

Some District 211 schools have improved their rankings. At the end of the 2011-2012 school year, Conant High School was ranked No. 35 and No. 848 nationally and Fremd High School was No. 40 in the state and No. 922 nationally by U.S. News and World News Report. Both schools now have higher rankings at both the state and national levels.

The District was also recognized as tops in Illinois with a Bright Red Apple Award for academic excellence and overall positive educational institutions. District 211 was one of 78 school districts, out of 866 districts in the state, to receive the SchoolSearch 2013 “Bright Red Apple Award.” Only 25 of the 78 Illinois school districts serve high school students.

For more information on these rankings, please click the links below:

Washington Post‘s America’s Most Challenging Schools list

U.S. News & World Report‘s Best High Schools list


Bright Red Apple Award