Our Great Schools

Our Great Schools

Bannockburn is a great place to learn! There are many attributes, both personal and community based, that make our community schools exceptional places for learning. In addition to what we personally appreciate about our public schools, the recognition of excellence from others further reinforces our positive perceptions.

Recently, the 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranked Deerfield High School among the best high schools in America. Of the over 17,000 schools assessed, DHS ranked 287th nationally and 14th in Illinois. Many data points are considered in compiling the list including advanced placement programming where DHS placed in the 97th percentile.

Chicago Magazine also recognized DHS and Bannockburn Schools as the top ranked high school and elementary school in Lake County .The rankings were based on the latest performance data for more than 2,000 elementary, middle and high schools in the city and suburbs. The authors concluded that “The top finishers are some of the most innovative and academically rigorous places you’ll find anywhere.” Bannockburn School also earned an A+ from Niche.com, ranking it among the best in Illinois.

As Bannockburn residents we are proud of our excellent schools. We recognize that our exemplary schools enrich the quality of our lives and bring value to our wonderful community.