U.S. News & World Report has published their 2023 rankings of top public high schools in the nation, recognizing seven Noble schools in the top 10% of U.S. high schools. In addition, 11 Noble schools were ranked in the top 35 high schools within CPS; in fact, all Noble high schools are ranked in the top half of CPS.
“Parents choose Noble because of our deep commitment to a holistic, student-centered approach that will equip them for college and enable them to lead a choice-filled life rich with potential,” said Constance Jones, CEO of Noble. “This vision is brought to life by the relentless and passionate work our teachers and staff members bring to the job every day to provide our students with transformational classroom experiences.”
Noble Schools are ranked similarly to Chicago’s most elite selective enrollment schools which require strenuous test-in admissions standards. Noble schools, in contrast, require no testing for admission, and are open to all students in the city of Chicago.
“These new rankings demonstrate a strong start to the academic year as we maintain our focus on continuous improvement to ensure our students are receiving the best education possible,” said Ellen Metz, head of schools for Noble. “I’m proud of the hard work our students, families and staff have all put in to demonstrate yet again that Noble campuses are standout schools, even on the national stage.”
U.S. News & World Report’s rankings factor in college readiness, state assessment proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rates.
“When schools serving primarily Black and Brown students succeed, we all succeed,” said Jennifer Reid Davis, head of strategy and equity for Noble. “By uplifting students and families who have been historically underserved in schools and providing them with the resources and opportunities they deserve, we not only aid them in pursuing their college and career aspirations, but also in creating positive multi-generational change. The collective success of thousands of students across our schools can have a transformative impact on the city of Chicago and beyond.”