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Lane Tech College Prep High School is a public, magnet school in Chicago, IL. It has 4,170 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 1202 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Senior

On Teachers: The teachers are very varied, but there are quite a few exemplary teachers who go out of their way to help their students. Of course, there are also teachers that do not care at all about their job or even their students and are very laid-back.

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High School Senior

On Sports & Fitness: Athletics is a huge part of the school environment.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: There various computer labs and academic labs for students to use, as well as a well-stocked library that was recently refitted with Mac computers. The resources available for students looking for college readiness are abundant and the school often pushes students to take advantage of them.

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Recent Alumnus

On Teachers: The teachers are amazing kind and love what they do. There are a few exceptions but overall they are great

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Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: There are plenty of things that you can chose to do. All students do their own thing

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Lane Tech College Prep High School is a public, magnet school in Chicago, IL. It has 4,170 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 1202 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

89%

Test Performance

94
Lane Tech College Prep High School performed better than 94% of other schools on Illinois math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1830

Based on 21 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
610
Writing
610

ACT:
27

Based on 474 students surveyed
Math
26
English
27
Reading
27
Science
26
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 28% No air conditioning. the building becomes an oven
  • 18% We now have a demerit system in place
  • 16% Bathrooms/water fountains are dirty or broken
  • 7% Unfair athletic attention
  • 7% Having to compete to get the classes we wanted
  • 6% Other schools think we're stuck up
  • 6% The new rules (if it's not broken, don't "fix" it)
  • 5% Too focused on athletics
  • 3% Sometimes it seems to big.
  • 2% Many teachers are boring or uninterested
  • 1% THE OCCASIONAL lAZY tEACHER
  • 1% Not enough college readiness
  • 1% Antique building

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 22% Be yourself, be confident, be outgoing
  • 18% Don't be afraid, be confident.
  • 18% Don't wait until senior year to join clubs&teams!
  • 10% Avoid staircase Z
  • 8% All of the above
  • 6% You really don't need a map!
  • 6% Don't run in the halls during passing periods
  • 6% All of the above except about Dignam (hate him).
  • 2% Walk the halls like you own them
  • 2% Get to know principal Dignam. He's down to earth!
  • 2% Work hard and don't worry about others' opinions!

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 19% Many opportunities that wouldnt be anywhere else
  • 16% There is a certain honor that comes with attending
  • 15% You are guaranteed to find your niche
  • 12% We take pride in our victories, and work very hard
  • 12% We have freedom, from classes to food choices
  • 10% You can always find someone that cares about you
  • 10% It will always be a home
  • 4% It's so diverse!
  • 1% THE ADDED FREEDOMS BY dR. d
  • 1% THE CARRERA BROTHERS!

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 45% Big school, big variety
  • 33% Pride
  • 14% School of Champions
  • 8% Unique

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 50 responses

  • 34% Its the biggest school in Chicago and offers a lot
  • 26% Of everything! From the most AP classes to sports!
  • 22% Offers almost anything of interest to everyone
  • 18% All of the above. ^^^^

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 104 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 1% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
46.8%
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Female
53.2%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
46.8%
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White
28.9%
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Asian
10.8%
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African American
9.5%
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Multiracial
3.1%
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Native American
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%