Most Selective Private High Schools in Illinois

The average private high school acceptance rate in Illinois is 85% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Illinois is Midwest Academy For Gifted Education, with an acceptance rate of 10%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 10% 91% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 75%

Most Selective Private High Schools in Illinois (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Midwest Academy For Gifted Education
Midwest Academy For Gifted Education Photo - We are a community for gifted children and their families that cares about the world.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 10%
Grades: PK-12
900 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 600-5571
Rank: #22.
L'Abris Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-12
221 E Main Street Suite 2
Aledo, IL 61231
(309) 331-3784
Rank: #33.
Lake Forest Academy
Lake Forest Academy Photo - LFA's campus is located on the former J. Ogden Armour estate and includes many of its original buildings. After a 10-year campaign, various academic spaces, athletic facilities, and dorms have been modernized.
Acceptance Rate: 31%
Grades: 9-12
1500 W Kennedy Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-3267
Rank: #44.
Safe Haven School
Safe Haven School Photo - Safe Haven School's Organic Garden
Special Education School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 32%
Grades: 5-12
906 Muir Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 604-3903
Rank: #55.
Chicago Hope Academy
Chicago Hope Academy Photo - Chicago Hope is located in the Near West Side at 2189 W Bowler St. Chicago, IL 60612.
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 9-12
2189 W Bowler Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 491-1600
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Lycee Francais De Chicago
Lycee Francais De Chicago Photo - The Lyce Franais de Chicago is a leading international, multilingual school that helps students grow into well-rounded, active citizens of the world.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
1929 W. Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 665-0066
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Notre Dame De La Salette Boys Academy
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 8-12
5065 Olivet Road
Georgetown, IL 61846
(217) 662-2127
Rank: #88.
Islamic Foundation School
(Islamic)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
300 W Highridge Rd
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 941-8800
Rank: #99.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
656 N. Bridgeport Terrace
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(224) 444-8375
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Holy Trinity High School
Holy Trinity High School Photo
(Catholic)
(13)
Acceptance Rate: 76%
Grades: 9-12
1443 W Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 278-4212
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Loyola Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 76%
Grades: 9-12
1100 Laramie Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 256-1100
Acceptance Rate: 79%
Grades: PK-12
1362 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-9450
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Clapham School
Clapham School Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
335 East Seminary Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 547-5125
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Photo
Alternative School
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 10-12
2739-41 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 342-8022
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Morgan Park Academy
Morgan Park Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
2153 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 881-6700
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Vine Academy
Vine Academy Photo - Our primary program has a strong emphasis on building independence.
Alternative School
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-12
6880 N FRONTAGE RD
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 423-5916
Rank: #1717.
Christian Heritage Academy
Christian Heritage Academy Photo - CHA students participate in many Fine Arts opportunities, including visual arts, choirs, band, orchestra, and theatre. Our 2017 stage production of "It's a Wonderful Life - a Live Radio Show" captured the behind-the scenes pathos and joys of this beloved story, staged as a 1940's live radio production.
(Christian)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 84%
Grades: PK-12
315 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL 60093
(847) 446-5252
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
St. Bede Academy
St. Bede Academy Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 9-12
24 W Us Highway 6
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 223-3140
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Universal School
Universal School Photo
(Islamic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
7350 W 93rd St
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(708) 599-4100
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Daystar Academy
Daystar Academy Photo
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1550 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 791-0001
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Esperanza Therapeutic School
Esperanza Therapeutic School Photo - Esperanza School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 1-12
520 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 243-6097
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Governor French Academy
Governor French Academy Photo - WYSE Academic Challenge Team 2014
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
219 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-7542
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Illinois Lutheran High School
Illinois Lutheran High School Photo - Educating for Time & Eternity!
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 7-12
1610 Main St
Crete, IL 60417
(708) 672-3262
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Kankakee Trinity Academy
(Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1580 Butterfield Trail
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 935-8080
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Kemmerer Village School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 6-12
941 N 2500 East Rd
Assumption, IL 62510
(217) 226-2159
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Lake County Baptist School
Lake County Baptist School Photo
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1550 W Yorkhouse Road
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 623-7600
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Mother Mcauley Liberal Arts High School
Mother Mcauley Liberal Arts High School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
3737 W 99th Street
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 881-6507
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Rockford Lutheran School
Rockford Lutheran School Photo - Junior High Orchestra
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
3411 N Alpine Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 877-9551
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Rosary High School
Rosary High School Photo - Rosary High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory high school for young women located at 901 N. Edgelawn Drive in Aurora, and sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois. At Rosary, we empower young women to achieve their greatest potential. For more information about Rosary High School, please visit www.rosaryhs.com.
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
901 N Edgelawn Dr
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 896-0831
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Roycemore School
Roycemore School Photo
(14)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6055
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Spectrum School
Spectrum School Photo - Julia reading the book "Alma" to our Early and Intermediate classes!
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-9
4848 Turner Street
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 877-1600
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Tri-state Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-12
11084 W Us Highway 20
Galena, IL 61036
(563) 231-3701
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Trinity Christian School
Trinity Christian School Photo - This year's school dance, the Moonlight Masquerade.
(Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1218 West Freeman St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 529-3733
Rank: #20 - 3420. - 34.
Trinity Oaks Christian Academy
Trinity Oaks Christian Academy Photo - Trinity Oaks Christian Academy moves to a new school home!
(Christian)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
233 Trinity Oaks Way
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 462-5971
Rank: #3535.
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Photo - Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
(Jewish)
Acceptance Rate: 91%
Grades: 9-12
1095 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 470-6700
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Illinois average private high schools acceptance rate?
The Illinois average private high schools acceptance rate is 85% for 2024.
What are the most selective private high schools in Illinois?
The top ranked private high schools in Illinois include Midwest Academy For Gifted Education, L'Abris Academy and Lake Forest Academy.

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