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Adlai E. Stevenson High School is a public school in Vernon Township, Illinois. It has 4,031 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 85% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 656 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 656 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The rules may be strict but they keep the students safe.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The school maintains high quality facilities.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: They offer help out of class and truly care for kids.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are over 200 clubs to pick for all students.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I had a good time overall. I learned what I needed for college, and it was a great prep for that. I also met some great friends who I will have for the rest of my life!

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Buffalo Grove High School 4 mi. 2,082
4.33 John Hersey High School 7 mi. 2,029
4.00 Palatine High School 6 mi. 2,750
3.33 Mundelein Consolidated High School 6 mi. 2,156
4.33 Prospect High School 8 mi. 2,127

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


Female 50%
Male 49%


Grade 9 23.9%
Grade 10 23.5%
Grade 11 25.8%
Grade 12 26.8%

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 61 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 46 responses

  • 22% Teachers
  • 17% Friends
  • 16% Clubs
  • 16% Classes
  • 15% Sports
  • 9% Activities
  • 5% Students

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 44% Stress
  • 20% Testing center
  • 18% Sheltered
  • 14% Pressure
  • 5% Homogenized

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 48 responses

  • 29% Hard-working teachers, huge school, sport champs
  • 23% High preparation for the ACT,SAT and college.
  • 17% All of the above
  • 15% Huge
  • 8% Rigorous learning, expected for academic success
  • 6% Quality education and lots of resources
  • 2% The students.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 33% Large
  • 27% Diverse
  • 15% Filled with opportunity
  • 8% Diverse, Large
  • 6% Arrogant
  • 4% White
  • 4% Stressed
  • 2% Intense

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 40% Be yourself and work hard
  • 19% Do not be intimidated because everyone is
  • 13% Do everything you can; there's a LOT of stuff
  • 11% Get a map!
  • 9% Stay true to yourself and work pragmatically
  • 6% Don't take it too seriously
  • 2% Don't try to take on the world- it's high school.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 33 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 38% I love everything about this school.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.