Township High School District 214 schools are consistently ranked among the best in the state and the country. Most recently, all six of the district's high schools were recognized by US News & World Report and The Washington Post. 

US News and World Report annually ranks more than 21,000 of the nation's high schools. On the 2015 list, all of District 214's high schools were among the top 1,150 schools, earning either a gold or a silver medal in the rankings. This feat is achieved by about 13 percent of schools nationally. Out of the more than 600 open enrollment schools studied in Illinois, District 214's high schools were among the top 42.

The Washington Post studied the nation's high schools with a different set of criteria, assessing the level of academic rigor. All six high schools in District 214 were named among the "Most Challenging High Schools" in 2015, joining the top 11 percent of schools nationwide. 

District 214 also earns recognition annually for its financial excellence. Some of its past awards and designations include"

  • Lincoln Foundation for Performance Excellence Award
  • Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report from Association of School Business Officials International (ASB0 International)
  • The Meritorious Budget Award from Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO International)
  • Financial Recognition from Illinois State Board of Education due to a perfect 4.0 score on our Financial Profile Designation.