Most Selective Private Schools in Illinois (2018-2019)

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Illinois is approximately 90% per year.
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Illinois is currently L'Abris Academy, with an acceptance rate of 30%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Illinois (2018-2019)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • L'Abris Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: 2-121109 SE 3rd St
    Aledo, IL 61231
    (309)582-7406

  • Safe Haven School
    Safe Haven School Photo
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 32%
    Grades: 1-12906 Muir Avenue
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044
    (847)604-3903

  • Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: NS-K2001 S Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312)949-2273

  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: 9-122189 W Bowler Street
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312)491-1600

  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: K-84301 W Kirby Avenue
    Champaign, IL 61822
    (217)355-1253

  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-121929 W. Wilson Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773)665-0066

  • Notre Dame De La Salette Boys Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 8-125065 Olivet Road
    Georgetown, IL 61846
    (217)662-2127

  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-81800 W Balmoral Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773)271-1700

  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-8900 N Franklin St Ste 104
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312)944-5600

  • Islamic Foundation School
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-12300 W Highridge Rd
    Villa Park, IL 60181
    (630)941-8800

  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-K8260 Elmwood Ave
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (800)675-6039

  • East Lake Academy
    East Lake Academy Photo - Forming tomorrow's leaders through the best academic training, building self-confidence, practicing the Catholic faith and cultivating missionary hearts.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-813911 W. Laurel Drive
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847)247-0035

  • Faith Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-12174 McHenry Ave.
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)479-9305

  • Chicago Waldorf School
    Chicago Waldorf School Photo - Early Childhood Classroom
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: PK-121300 W Loyola Ave
    Chicago, IL 60626
    (773)465-2371

  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-K1850 W Winchester Road, Suite 201
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847)918-1621

  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-82521 Grove St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708)926-9720

  • Four Winds Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-830w160 Calumet Ave W
    Warrenville, IL 60555
    (630)836-9400

  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-6114 S. Racine
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (312)265-1514

  • St. Jude Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-82204 McDonough St
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815)729-0288

  • Holy Trinity High School
    Holy Trinity High School Photo - Holy Trinity High School is located at 1443 West Division Street in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: 9-121443 W Division Street
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (773)278-4212

  • Loyola Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: 9-121100 Laramie Ave
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847)256-1100

  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
    Grades: PK-121362 E 59th Street
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)702-9451

  • Aletheia School
    Aletheia School Photo - Aletheia School logo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-87229 N. Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309)635-9809

  • Allegro Academy
    Allegro Academy Photo - Our harpists listen to instructor and Rockford Symphony harpist Ms. Felix.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-76413 Forest Hills Road
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)877-1489

  • Clapham School
    Clapham School Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12Po Box 209
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)547-5125

  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 10-122739-41 W. Division Street
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773)342-8022

  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-82301 S. Wentworth Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312)842-8546

  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-83900 N Leavitt St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773)539-0066

  • St Johns Lutheran School
    St Johns Lutheran School Photo - Students working together on real life science problems.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 83%
    Grades: PK-8505 S Park Rd
    La Grange, IL 60525
    (708)354-1690

  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
    Grades: K-81N350 Taylor Drive
    Winfield, IL 60190
    (630)668-1385

  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
    Grades: PK-12315 Waukegan Rd
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847)446-5252

  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-8Prekindergarten - Grade 3: 1431 N. North Park Avenue; Grades 4- 8, Tot Program: 363 W. Hill Street
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312)944-0304

  • New Life Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-82018 N Richmond St
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773)227-5580

  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-127350 W 93rd St
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708)599-4100

  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
    Grades: K-82017 W 110th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773)238-2603

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