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Young Magnet High School is a public, magnet school in Chicago, IL. It has 2,177 students in grades 7-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 408 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Administration & Policies: I can always rely on the counselors and especially our principal. Her door is always open and is ready to talk to anyone. The staff often moderates the hallways, especially the security guards and the deans.

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On Teachers: Most the teachers are very informational and give

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On Overall Experience: I liked how I fit in quite well into this school. Everyone was nice and I never felt left out. I think this school was the best because of all the social opportunities I made and the people I met.

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On Extracurriculars: Teachers offer a lot of after school tutoring sessions. There over 70 clubs that kids can join and I joined at least 4 a year including Key Club, Eco club, Young Doctors League club and Asian American Club.

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On Sports & Fitness: Our school loves to focus on the sports team. Especially basketball. So it's no surprise that our facilities are top-notch and the equipment is in good shape, too. Although, the students have to invest a lot of money into it. We often win first in the city and sometimes in the state. We even have the national chess player. We also have the second best basketball player in the nation, Jahlil Okafor, and the state-wide bowling champion, Livio Bolzon.

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Young Magnet High School is a public, magnet school in Chicago, IL. It has 2,177 students in grades 7-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 408 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

96%

Test Performance

94
Young Magnet High School performed better than 94% of other schools on Illinois math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
2020

Based on 28 students surveyed
Math
680
Verbal
670
Writing
670

ACT:
30

Based on 213 students surveyed
Math
29
English
30
Reading
30
Science
29
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 13 responses

  • 25% School lunch
  • 21% The grading scale
  • 14% School board
  • 11% Security
  • 7% Dress Code
  • 7% The heating system doesn't feel like it's working
  • 7% It uses more energy than the average school
  • 4% The A/C is always turned up
  • 4% It's mainly made out of glass

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 25% Academics
  • 23% Diversity
  • 11% After school activities
  • 11% Sports
  • 10% Social Community
  • 8% Theatre
  • 7% Location
  • 5% FREE

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 50% Take advantage of the available opportunities
  • 25% Always do your hw, it will be your best friend
  • 12% You get the grade you deserve
  • 6% Get to know your teachers
  • 6% Stay organized

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 15 responses

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 44% The great teachers
  • 38% Reputation
  • 12% Pride
  • 6% Intense school pride

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 95% Yes
  • 3% Not sure.
  • 3% No

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

Gender Diversity

Male
44.1%
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Female
55.9%
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Racial Diversity

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White
29.3%
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African American
26.9%
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Hispanic
21.8%
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Asian
17.5%
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Multiracial
3.9%
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Native American
0.5%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%