Illinois Private Schools

There are 1,746 private schools in Illinois, serving 285,241 students.
The average private school tuition is $5,789 for elementary schools and $11,209 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 31% and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
58% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
In addition to complying with all the usual admissions requirements, international students must also obtain a student visa. Here are five tips to help you navigate the admissions process.
November 30, 2016
SSAT and ISEE scores are one part of the total picture which most private school admissions staff review. These standardized tests reveal what you have learned in key mastery areas.
November 21, 2016
What is really important in choosing a private school? Ranks? Academics? Financial aid? Sports programs? Arts programs? One of these criteria doesn't matter. The others do.