50 Most Diverse School Districts in Cook County

See how your local school district stacks up against the most diverse districts in Cook County.

Attending a diverse school can impact the way a child sees the world. 

Niche, a website offering rankings and statistics on towns, schools and colleges, released its list of 2024 Most Diverse School Districts by county. It offers a look at the most diverse school districts in Cook County based on a variety of factors.

These statistics were calculated based on ethnic and economic diversity statistics by city from the U.S. Census. You can find the full methodology here.

See the ranking of the top 50 most diverse school districts in Cook County as well as its overall Niche grade below.

Most diverse school districts cook county

  1. East Maine School District No. 63, Des Plaines (B+)
  2. Community High School District No. 218, Oak Lawn (A-)
  3. Skokie School District No. 69, Skokie (B+)
  4. Niles Township Community High School District No. 219, Skokie (A+)
  5. Skokie School District No. 68, Skokie (B)
  6. Evanston Township High School District No. 202, Evanston
  7. Township High School District No. 211, Palatine (A+)
  8. Arbor Park School District No. 145, Oak Forest (B-)
  9. Alsip-Hazelgreen-OakLawn School District No. 126, Alsip (B-)
  10. Forest Park School District No. 91, Forest Park (B-)
  11. Wheeling Community Consolidated School District No. 21, Wheeling (B-)
  12. Evergreen Park Elementary School District No. 124, Evergreen Park (B)
  13. Bremen Community High School District No. 228, Midlothian (B+)
  14. Evanston Community Consolidated School District No. 65, Evanston (B)
  15. Community Consolidated School District No. 59, Elk Grove Village (B-)
  16. Community Consolidated School District No. 15, Palatine (B)
  17. Indian Springs School District No. 109, Justice (B+)
  18. Chicago Public Schools, Chicago (B)
  19. Westchester School District No. 92-5, Westchester (B-)
  20. Oak Lawn-Hometown School District No. 123, Oak Lawn (B)
  21. Community Consolidated School District No. 62, Des Plaines (B)
  22. Homewood School District No. 153, Homewood (B+)
  23. Skokie School District No. 73-5, Skokie (B)
  24. Leyden Community High School District No. 212, Franklin Park (A)
  25. Atwood Heights School District No. 125, Alsip (B)
  26. Lansing School District No. 158, Lansing (C-)
  27. Golf Elementary School District No. 67, Morton Grove (A)
  28. Ridgeland School District No. 122, Oak Lawn (C+)
  29. Schiller Park School District No. 81, Schiller Park (B-)
  30. Bloom Township High School District No. 206, Chicago Heights (C+)
  31. Elmwood Park Community Unit School District No. 401, Elmwood Park
  32. Schaumburg Community Consolidated School District No. 54, Schaumburg (A-)
  33. Burbank School District No. 111, Burbank (C-)
  34. Maine Township High School District No. 207, Park Ridge (A+)
  35. LaGrange School District No. 105, La Grange (A)
  36. Proviso Township High School District No. 209, Forest Park (C)
  37. Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District No. 89, Melrose Park (C+)
  38. Flossmoor School District No. 161, Chicago Heights (B-)
  39. West Northfield School District No. 31, Northbrook (A-)
  40. Forest Ridge School District No. 142, Oak Forest (B)
  41. River Trails School District No. 26, Mount Prospect (A-)
  42. Township High School District No. 214, Arlington Heights (A+)
  43. North Palos School District No. 117, Palos Hills (A)
  44. Prospect Heights School District No. 23, Prospect Heights (A)
  45. Worth School District No. 127, Worth (B-)
  46. Chicago Ridge School District No. 127-5, Chicago Ridge (C)
  47. Cook County School District No. 130, Blue Island (C)
  48. Brookwood School District No. 167, Glenwood (C)
  49. Community Consolidated School District 146, Tinley Park (B)
  50. Franklin Park School District No. 84, Franklin Park (B+)

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist and copy editor. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.

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