Several area schools have made the U.S. News & World Report 2013 list of best high schools. Illinois rankings of top high schools included: Deerfield (5); Adlai E. Stevenson in Lincolnshire (6); Highland Park (7); Prospect in Mount Prospect (9); John Hersey in Arlington Heights (10); Lake Forest (17); Vernon Hills (19) and Libertyville (20). The magazine collected data on more than 21,000 high schools. The rankings included reviews of test scores, state assessments and college-level coursework. A complete list of all U.S. high schools ranked in the report is available at http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/national-rankings.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.