Champaign County. Midwestern roots. World-class expectations.

Facts list

  1. AP & Dual Credit Classes

    There are over 100 AP/Dual Credit Classes offered in Champaign County.

  2. Top High Schools

    In 2011 an area high school was named to The Washington Post's list of "top-performing schools with elite students." 

  3. Elite Post Secondary Attendance

    Champaign County high school grads have been accepted to numerous elite Universities including: Yale, Harvard, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Princeton and University of Illinois.

  4. Post Secondary Scholarships

    County wide high school graduates received more than $7.2 million in post secondary scholarships. 

  5. Top 20 Public High Schools

    An area High School ranks second among the elite high schools as chosen by Newsweek Magazine.

  6. Top Notch Educators

    County HS teacher was among eight finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year award. - 2010

  7. Perfect ACT Scores

    Three area public school students acheived perfect ACT scores in 2010. 

  8. Top 5% nationwide

    Our school districts rank in the top 5% nationwide for districts our size.

  9. 99% Attending Post-Secondary School

    Ninety-nine percent of all High School graduates from a local private school have attended a post-secondary college or university. 

  10. Great Scores

    An area private school's student average SAT score is 1683 with a student high of 2030.

  11. Sports, Music, More

    Champaign County schools always offer the very best extracurriculars to promote your child's learning and growth.

  12. Top 20 Public High Schools

    The Wall Street Journal listed an area High School as one of the best high schools in the country for preparing students for college.

  13. 90% High School Graduation Rate

    Champaign County High Schools average a 90% + graduation rate. 

  14. Exceptional Student Performance


    Two Champaign County high schools earned bronze rankings from U.S. News and World Report for exceptional student performance.

  15. Best Places for College Grads in 2012

    A metro area in Champaign County was ranked 4th in the nation for Best Places for College Grads in 2012