Illinois Private Schools with the Most Educated Faculty

The average percentage of private school faculty in Illinois who have attained an advanced degree is 51% (2024).
The private school in Illinois with the highest percentage of their faculty having advanced degrees is Howard Area Leadership Academy, with 100% of their faculty having obtained an advanced degree.
Advanced Degree Range: 89% 100% Avg. Advanced Degree: 94%

Illinois Private Schools with the Most Educated Faculty (2024)

School
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Howard Area Leadership Academy
Alternative School
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 100%
Grades: 10-12
7647 N Paulina Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 381-0366
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Montessori Language Academy
Montessori Language Academy Photo - Solar System Work
Montessori School
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 100%
Grades: PK-K
314 Circle Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-5030
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Chicago City Day School
Chicago City Day School Photo
(4)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-8
541 W Hawthorne Pl
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 327-0900
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Cosmic Montessori Community
Montessori School
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-5
1310 Waterford Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 585-8881
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Photo
Alternative School
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: 10-12
2739-41 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 342-8022
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Forest Bluff School
Forest Bluff School Photo
Montessori School
(14)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: NS-8
8 W Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 295-8338
Rank: #3 - 113. - 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)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-12
900 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 600-5571
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Monticello Christian Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-K
225 E Livingston St
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-3544
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Prairie Flower Montessori School
Prairie Flower Montessori School Photo - Part of the Montessori curriculum is the study and care of plants and animal that are outside, as well as inside, our classrooms. An alumna cares for the chickens that reside in a coop in our outdoor environment.
Montessori School
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-K
3130 Turpin Road
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 423-5200
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
St. Nicholas Tolentine School
(Catholic)
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-8
3741 W 62nd St
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 735-0772
Rank: #3 - 113. - 11.
Trinity Christian School
Trinity Christian School Photo - This year's school dance, the Moonlight Masquerade.
(Christian)
(2)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 99%
Grades: PK-12
1218 West Freeman St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 529-3733
Rank: #1212.
St. Scholastica Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 98%
Grades: 9-12
7416 N Ridge Blvd
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 764-5715
Rank: #1313.
Baker Demonstration School
Baker Demonstration School Photo - Think more deeply. Baker classrooms are alive with inquiry, investigation and ideas, and these ideas, often imagined into being by students like your sons and daughters, enrich and sometimes even spontaneously direct the focus of a class in unexpected ways, ultimately empowering students to think more deeply about their world.
Alternative School
(6)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 97%
Grades: PK-8
201 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 425-5800
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Creative Montessori Learning Center
Montessori School
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: PK-K
550 S Edgewood Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 620-5505
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Furqaan Academy
(Islamic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: PK-12
519 E Briarcliff Rd
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 739-3100
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Grace Christian Academy
Grace Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(6)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: PK-12
2499 Waldron Road
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 939-4579
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Hyde Park Day School - Chicago campus
Hyde Park Day School - Chicago campus Photo - HPDS creates a safe and nurturing environment designed to foster self-esteem, self-confidence, and a positive attitude toward learning.
Special Education School
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: 1-8
6254 S. Ellis
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 420-2550
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Hyde Park Day School - Lemont Campus
Hyde Park Day School - Lemont Campus Photo
Special Education School
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: 1-8
13860 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 296-1229
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Hyde Park Day School - Northfield campus
Hyde Park Day School - Northfield campus Photo
Special Education School
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: 1-8
1980 Old Willow Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-7025
Rank: #14 - 2014. - 20.
Pui Tak Christian School
Pui Tak Christian School Photo - Our Kindergarten goes to the Chinatown Public Library every Friday!
(Christian)
(5)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 95%
Grades: PK-8
2301 S. Wentworth Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-8546
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Chicago Friends School
Chicago Friends School Photo - Chicago Friends School students enjoy reading!
(Friends)
(4)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: K-8
1246 West Thorndale
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 442-2371
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Gateway Academy & Learning Center
Special Program Emphasis
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: K-12
17710 Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 756-5000
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Little Angels Early Childhood Center
Daycare / Preschool
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: NS-PK
3613 W Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 478-5555
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Maternity Bvm Elementary School
Maternity Bvm Elementary School Photo - We have a computer lab, IPads, Chromebooks, Smartboards, a green screen, and partnerships with the Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, and the Shedd Aquarium.
(Catholic)
(7)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
1537 North Lawndale
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 227-1140
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Newman Central Catholic High School
(Catholic)
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: 9-12
1101 W 23rd St
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 625-0500
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Eugene Continuation School
(Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
7930 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
(773) 763-2235
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Gabriel Catholic School
(Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
4500 S Wallace St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 268-6636
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Genevieve School
St. Genevieve School Photo
(Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: NS-8
4854 W Montana St
Chicago, IL 60639
(773) 237-7131
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Joseph School
St. Joseph School Photo - Class Buddy
(Catholic)
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-K
1740 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 256-7870
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Thomas The Apostle
St. Thomas The Apostle Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
5467 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 667-1142
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
St. Thomas the Apostle School
St. Thomas the Apostle School Photo - St. Thomas the Apostle
(Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
4229 N Monroe Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
(309) 685-2533
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove
(Jewish)
(1)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
720 Armstrong Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 243-8567
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: NS-8
1310 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 733-5337
Rank: #21 - 3421. - 34.
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 90%
Grades: PK-8
1600 Woodlawn Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-3977
Rank: #3535.
Fenwick High School
(Catholic)
Faculty w/Advanced Degree: 89%
Grades: 9-12
505 Washington Blvd
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 386-0127
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average percentage of private schools faculty in Illinois who have attained an advanced degree?
The average percentage of private schools faculty in Illinois who have attained an advanced degree is 51% for 2024.
Which private schools in Illinois have the highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees?
The top ranked private schools in Illinois with the highest percentage of faculty having advanced degrees include Howard Area Leadership Academy, Montessori Language Academy and Chicago City Day School.
Which private high school and private elementary school in Illinois have the highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees?
The private high school in Illinois with the highest percentage of their faculty having advanced degrees is Howard Area Leadership Academy, with 100% of their faculty having obtaining an advanced degree. The private elementary school with highest percentage of their faculty having advanced degrees is Chicago City Day School, with 99% of their faculty having obtaining an advanced degree.

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