Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,761
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    853 4.2
  • Ranking

Adlai E. Stevenson High School is a public coed school in Lincolnshire, Illinois. It has 3,761 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 89% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 853 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1 Stevenson Dr
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 415-4000

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 853 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The school and nurses make sure all students are safe and feel comfortable.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are over 140 clubs here, and most have more than one sponsor. Many of the clubs are service clubs, and NHS has the biggest chapter in the nation at this school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I have the best resources available to me here, unlike my old high school. The ILC is really helpful for getting help on homework and test prep. The College Career Center here is also very accessible and has lots of college reps visiting.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers are truly dedicated to their work at this school. They have helped me in so many ways to make sure I understand the concepts and are willing to answer all of my questions with patience.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are a ton of clubs/sports at Stevenson. During freshman orientation they showed us a video of the 125+ clubs it has.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Buffalo Grove High School 5 mi. 1,927
4.33 Libertyville High School 6 mi. 1,956
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4.00 Palatine High School 6 mi. 2,711
3.33 Mundelein Consolidated High School 6 mi. 2,076

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Adlai E. Stevenson High School United States Illinois Buffalo Grove High School John Hersey High School Libertyville High School Mundelein Consolidated High School Palatine High School
White 68.0% 51.0% 48.4% 63.0% 75.0% 82.0% 48.0% 47.0%
Asian 20.0% 4.8% 4.5% 7.0% 7.0% 6.0% 5.0% 8.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 25.3% 23.0% 12.0% 6.0% 41.0% 35.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.1% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 18.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 6.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.4%
Grade 10 24.5%
Grade 11 26.1%
Grade 12 25.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 123 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 2% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 107 responses

  • 20% Teachers
  • 15% Clubs
  • 14% Friends
  • 14% Classes
  • 14% Activities
  • 13% Sports
  • 6% Students
  • 3% Library
  • 2% All of the above

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 70 responses

  • 43% Stress
  • 19% Pressure
  • 15% Testing center
  • 12% Sheltered
  • 5% Evidenced Based Reporting
  • 4% Homogenized
  • 2% Expenses
  • 1% Communication

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 108 responses

  • 40% All of the above
  • 17% Hard-working teachers, huge school, sport champs
  • 16% High preparation for the ACT,SAT and college.
  • 9% Huge
  • 9% Rigorous learning, expected for academic success
  • 6% Quality education and lots of resources
  • 2% The students.
  • 1% Determined student body, Intelligent students, fun

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 110 responses

  • 26% Filled with opportunity
  • 22% Large
  • 16% Diverse, Large
  • 15% Diverse
  • 5% Stressed
  • 5% Arrogant
  • 3% White
  • 3% Intense
  • 3% The future generation
  • 2% Engaging
  • 1% All of the above

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 72 responses

  • 33% Be yourself and work hard
  • 17% Do not be intimidated because everyone is
  • 12% Do everything you can; there's a LOT of stuff
  • 10% Do not procrastinate, work hard, and be yourself.
  • 8% Get a map!
  • 7% Stay true to yourself and work pragmatically
  • 6% GET INVOLVED!
  • 4% Don't take it too seriously
  • 1% Don't compare yourself to others. Be yourself.
  • 1% Don't try to take on the world- it's high school.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 98 responses

  • 30% I love everything about this school.
  • 66% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.