Lemont High School takes pride in the academic accomplishments of all of its students. The school takes its mission - "For all students to become life-long, independent learners and productive citizens in a rapidly changing world" - very seriously.
On average, 95 percent of Lemont High School graduates continue their education by enrolling in a post-secondary institution after receiving their diplomas. Lemont High School consistently scores above the state average on the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE), which all juniors must take each year.
Lemont High School has been cited among the "Top 50" schools in the Chicagoland area - both by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times - several times.
Lemont High School's enrollment of more than 1,500 students can choose from nearly 200 course offerings in eight departments, and also has access to classes at the Wilco Area Career Center in Romeoville.