Senator Terry Link speaks on the Senate floorVERNON HILLS – As the 2018-2019 school year kicks off, State Senator Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) is proud to announce Community High School District 128 was named 2019’s best school district in the state.

District 128 received its ranking from the school district- and community- ranking website based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education as well as test scores, college data and ratings.

“The 30th State Senate District is a great place to live, work and learn,” Link said. “I’m proud to represent Community High School District 128 and I congratulate them on this tremendous achievement.”

District 128 was also rated the safest school district in Illinois, the second-ranked district for teacher ratings, the third-ranked district to teach at and the fourth-ranked school district for athletes.

The school district was also ranked 13th best in the nation.

Other schools in the 30th State Senate District recognized in the 2019 rankings include:

• Adlai E. Stevenson High School, No. 4 public high school in Illinois
• Lake Forest Academy, No. 2 private high school in Illinois

“A good education is the best gift we can give our children,” Link said. “The teachers in the Lake County area are inspiring and growing the future leaders of our great state.”

District 128 has been providing a quality high school education for more than 40 years. The district's schools – Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School – serve all or part of the communities of Libertyville, Vernon Hills, Green Oaks, Rondout, Mundelein, and Mettawa, as well as surrounding unincorporated areas.

Click here to read the complete list of 2019’s best school districts in Illinois.

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