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The Evanston School System
Evanston, Illinois, is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago. It has a population of approximately 75,000 people. Evanston Township High School has an enrollment of over 4,000 students in grades 9-12. It is the only high school located in the city, but many of the state’s best high schools are nearby. The public primary schools are part of Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65. All told, there are close to 12,000 students enrolled at Evanston’s public schools.
Like most other top high schools nearby, Evanston Township High School has a student-to-teacher ratio below the state average. You can see the student-teacher ratio of schools in the Evanston area below.
Evanston Student-to-Teacher Ratios
Adlai E. Stevenson High School has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.
Evanston Township High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.
Northside College Preparatory High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.
Walter Payton College Prep has a 17 1 student-teacher ratio.
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.
Illinois State Average has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.
Evanston Township High School is also in the top third of the best 100 high schools in Illinois, and more than half of its students who choose to enroll in Advanced Placement-level classes earn a passing score on their AP exams. Other top high schools near Evanston report even better performance levels, with pass rates reaching as high as 98%. See more below.
Evanston High School Rankings
|High School||Evanston Ranking||State Ranking||AP Pass Rate|
|Evanston Township High School||1||33||59%|
|Walter Payton College Prep||Unavailable||1||94%|
|Northside College Preparatory High School||Unavailable||2||91%|
|Adlai E. Stevenson High School||Unavailable||3||90%|
|Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy||Unavailable||4||98%|
If you’re worried about how your student’s performance stacks up against other Illinois students, personal tutoring in Evanston can make a real difference. Tutoring offers many unique benefits that mass-market study resources cannot. When your child works with a tutor, the tutor can give your child immediate feedback on his or her problem-solving process and comprehension. Personal tutors can tailor each lesson to focus on improving the skills your child finds challenging, whether that’s through teaching a new approach to the problem or building up foundational knowledge.
Evanston Test Scores
The chart above shows how students in Evanston performed on some of the many assessments required by the Illinois State Board of Education. Illinois students in grades 3-8 take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment, which evaluates students’ knowledge in mathematics and English literacy/language arts. Students in grades 5 and 8 must also take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA), and there is a special ISA that must be taken once a student completes high school biology. FInally, in 11th grade, students are required by the state to take the SAT.
The motivation provided by the tangible results of working with a tutor can help to increase your son or daughter’s academic confidence, leading to an all-around more positive attitude toward school. And if your child is in college, the academic boost students receive from tutoring isn’t only applicable to students in primary and high school. There are tutors for almost any subject offered to students attending one of the many different colleges and universities in nearby Chicago, too. See below for information about where Chicago colleges rank.
Evanston University Rankings
|College||National Rank||Acceptance Rate|
|University of Chicago||17||8%|
|Wheaton College - Illinois||117||79%|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||160||56%|
|Loyola University Chicago||279||73%|
|University of Illinois at Chicago||281||74%|
|University of St. Francis - Illinois||395||49%|
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