Seven of the top ten high schools in Illinois are Chicago Public Schools.

A little further down the list published by US News & World Report, you'll find Hononegah High School.

Coming in at #52 and the only high school in the Rockford area listed on the top 100, Hononegah scored a 92.75 overall.

Some of the highlights that led to the high marks were the 94% graduation rate, 80% passing at least one AP exam, and 61% reading proficiency for Hononegah.

Nationally, Hononegah ranked at the 1,251st best in the entire country, out 23,265 high schools.

In case you were wondering, Auburn High School was the next closest area high school on the list at #120.

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