Most Selective Private High Schools in Illinois

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  • The average private high school acceptance rate in Illinois is approximately 86% per year (2020).
  • The most selective private high 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 High Schools in Illinois (2020)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    L'Abris Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: 2-121109 SE 3rd St
    Aledo, IL 61231
    (309)582-7406

  • Rank: #22.
    Safe Haven School
    Safe Haven School Photo - Safe Haven School's Organic Garden
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 32%
    Grades: 1-12906 Muir Avenue
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044
    (847)604-3903

  • Rank: #33.
    Chicago Hope Academy
    Chicago Hope Academy Photo - Chicago Hope maintains a 100% college acceptance rate for all its graduates. Our students attend top tier universities such as Columbia, US Naval Academy, and Carnegie Mellon.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: 9-122189 W Bowler Street
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312)491-1600

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-121929 W. Wilson Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773)665-0066

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    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

  • Rank: #66.
    Islamic Foundation School
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-12300 W Highridge Rd
    Villa Park, IL 60181
    (630)941-8800

  • Rank: #77.
    Faith Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-12174 McHenry Ave.
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)479-9305

  • Rank: #88.
    Chicago Waldorf School
    Chicago Waldorf School Photo - High School Eurythmy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: NS-121300 W Loyola Ave
    Chicago, IL 60626
    (773)465-2371

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Holy Trinity High School
    Holy Trinity High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: 9-121443 W Division Street
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (773)278-4212

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Loyola Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: 9-121100 Laramie Ave
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847)256-1100

  • Rank: #1111.Acceptance Rate: 79%
    Grades: PK-121362 E 59th Street
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)702-9451

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.
    Clapham School
    Clapham School Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12335 East Seminary Ave
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)547-5125

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.
    Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
    Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Photo
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 10-122739-41 W. Division Street
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773)342-8022

  • Rank: #1414.
    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)
    Acceptance Rate: 84%
    Grades: PK-12315 Waukegan Rd
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847)446-5252

  • Rank: #15-1615.-16.
    St Bede Academy
    St Bede Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 9-1224 W Us Highway 6
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815)223-3140

  • Rank: #15-1615.-16.
    Universal School
    Universal School Photo
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-127350 W 93rd St
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708)599-4100

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Daystar Academy
    Daystar Academy Photo - Daystar School State Street Entrance
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-121550 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312)791-0001

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Esperanza Therapeutic School
    Esperanza Therapeutic School Photo - Esperanza School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 1-12520 N Marshfield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (312)243-6097

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12219 West Main Street
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618)233-7542

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Illinois Lutheran High School
    Illinois Lutheran High School Photo - Educating for time and eternity!
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 7-121610 Main St
    Crete, IL 60417
    (708)672-3262

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Kankakee Trinity Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-121580 Butterfield Trail
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815)935-8080

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Kemmerer Village School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12941 N 2500 East Rd
    Assumption, IL 62510
    (217)226-2139

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Lake County Baptist School
    Lake County Baptist School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-121550 W Yorkhouse Road
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (847)623-7600

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Lake View Academy
    Alternative School (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 10-12716 W Addison St
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773)281-3065

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Lutheran High & Jr High School
    Lutheran High & Jr High School Photo - Junior High Orchestra
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-123411 N Alpine Road
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)877-9551

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Mother Mcauley Liberal Arts High School
    Mother Mcauley Liberal Arts High School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-123737 W 99th Street
    Chicago, IL 60655
    (773)881-6500

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Rosary High School
    Rosary High School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-12901 N Edgelawn Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630)896-0831

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Roycemore School
    Roycemore School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-121200 Davis Street
    Evanston, IL 60201
    (847)866-6055

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Tri-state Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1211084 W Us Highway 20
    Galena, IL 61036
    (815)777-3800

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-121218 West Freeman St.
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618)529-3733

  • Rank: #17-3117.-31.
    Trinity Oaks Christian Academy
    Trinity Oaks Christian Academy Photo - Trinity Oaks Christian Academy moves to a new school home!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12233 Trinity Oaks Way
    Cary, IL 60013
    (847)462-5971

  • Rank: #3232.
    Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
    Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Photo - Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
    (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 91%
    Grades: 9-121095 Lake Cook Road
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)470-6700

  • Rank: #3333.
    Quad Cities Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 92%
    Grades: 7-124000 11th Street
    Moline, IL 61265
    (309)762-3800

  • Rank: #34-4134.-41.
    Alpine Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: K-9325 North Alpine Road
    Rockford, IL 61107
    (815)399-0880

  • Rank: #34-4134.-41.
    Decatur Christian High School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12137 S. Grant St.
    Forsyth, IL 62535
    (217)877-5636

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