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Keith School Again Ranked #1 Private High School in the Region

By September 10, 2019 No Comments

Keith Country Day School announced today that it has again been ranked the #1 private high school in the Rockford area and received an overall A+ rating by Niche.

Niche is an independent agency which combines rigorous analysis with authenticated reviews to highlight the best places to live and go to school. The Best Private High Schools ranking is based on detailed evaluation of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings and more. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche users and the schools directly.

Local Rankings
Keith was ranked 1st among private schools in Winnebago County for the following:

  • Private K-12 school
  • Private high school
  • College-prep private high school
  • High school for STEM

Keith also ranked in the top four for having the most diversity among private high schools in Winnebago County.

State Rankings
Keith also garnered high ratings compared to other private schools from across the state of Illinois, including:

  • 12th (out of 55) best private K-12 schools
  • 24th (out of 140) best private high schools
  • 31st (out of 139) best college prep private high schools
  • 78th (out of 310) best schools for STEM

Keith offers a full PreK-12 college preparatory program including fine and performing arts, athletics and a wide range of honors and Advanced Placement courses.

“This recognition is a reflection of the commitment both our teachers and parents have to the educational achievement of our students,” said Charo Chaney, Head of School Co-Lead at Keith. “We’re thrilled to share our unique approach to educating and preparing our youth to be tomorrow’s citizens and leaders.”

Celebrating more than 100 years of educating children, Keith Country Day School proudly stands as the premier college-preparatory school in the northern Illinois region. Keith has a rich tradition in preparing students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in academic rigor, character development and leadership skills. Keith’s mission is to prepare children for lives of meaning and purpose.