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As an integral part of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Laboratory High School’s mission is to enhance the lives of young people through innovative learning, discovery, and public engagement.


University of Illinois Laboratory High School will be the pre-eminent public research university high school for highly motivated students with exceptional academic potential. We will strive toward:

Excellence in student achievement, broadly construed;
Impact through transformational curriculum, pedagogy, and research; and
Leadership in public engagement and citizenship in the local community, state, and beyond.