Lane Technical High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 12th grade
School District City of Chicago School District 299
Type Public
 Phone (773)534-5400
 Location 2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60618
Charter School No

Lane Technical High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 5th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Lane Technical High School student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific10.3%418
Native American Indian0.5%20
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%14
Two or more races2.4%99

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Lower 27.9%

59.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Lane Technical High School students are largely lower-middle income and rank 498th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade120
8th Grade106



Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 19th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Illinois Median87%
Black95% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged95%
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Illinois

Students at Lane Technical High School scored an average 78% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.6% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*80% to 84%*
Boys80% to 84%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*.%
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*80% to 89%*
Black60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White80% to 89%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Lane Technical High School students in 2017 was 25.5. This indicates that the average student scores in the 78th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 196th in Illinois

1,099 out of 1,924 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (57%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 32% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 100th in Illinois

Lane Technical High School offers 20 AP courses. 51 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Lane Technical High School had 1,941 taking AP exams with a 1,409 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 51% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 34%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 51%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%34
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%17

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%4


Lane Technical High School
2501 W Addison St
Chicago, IL

10 out of 10 1


City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago, IL