Top Illinois Private Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 1,759 top private schools in Illinois, serving 275,857 students.
- The average private school tuition is $6,288 for elementary schools and $12,555 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.
Chicago Grammar School Photo - CGS Latin Team wins 1st Place Junior High Chicago Regional Certamen Tournament.
Holy Trinity High School Photo - Holy Trinity High School is located at 1443 West Division Street in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
Our Lady Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Come Join The Pursuit at Our New 30 Acre Campus. Life Liberty & the Pursuit of Holiness!
Academy Of St Benedict The African Photo - Academy of St. Benedict the African built on a tradition of love, hope, spirituality and excellence. Discover the difference!
Wheaton Christian Grammar School Photo - Wheaton Christian Grammar School currently enrolls more than 490 students in grades K-8th. Students and their families enjoy a sense of community and shared mission at the school where strong academics and a biblical worldview are foundational.
St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center Photo - Making a spider web teaches the value of collaborating.
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.
Top Illinois Private Schools by County (2020-21)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 11 Schools2,113 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools16 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools275 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools81 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools203 Students11% Minority
- 2 Schools176 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools160 Students6% Minority
- 25 Schools3,437 Students28% Minority
- 6 Schools669 Students3% Minority
- 3 Schools796 Students22% Minority
- 4 Schools340 Students3% Minority
- 843 Schools146,667 Students42% Minority
- 1 Schools115 Students8% Minority
- 10 Schools882 Students21% Minority
- 1 Schools19 Students- Minority
- 6 Schools205 Students- Minority
- 178 Schools25,666 Students24% Minority
- 4 Schools1,125 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools164 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools16 Students29% Minority
- 4 Schools162 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools52 Students16% Minority
- 1 Schools43 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools222 Students1% Minority
- 1 Schools167 Students1% Minority
- 1 Schools85 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools267 Students13% Minority
- 6 Schools352 Students14% Minority
- 8 Schools634 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools154 Students1% Minority
- 3 Schools181 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools353 Students1% Minority
- 2 Schools183 Students13% Minority
- 1 Schools11 Students18% Minority
- 66 Schools10,280 Students27% Minority
- 11 Schools1,866 Students21% Minority
- 8 Schools1,028 Students16% Minority
- 2 Schools437 Students17% Minority
- 12 Schools1,913 Students13% Minority
- 108 Schools12,834 Students26% Minority
- 4 Schools512 Students10% Minority
- 7 Schools344 Students10% Minority
- 4 Schools327 Students9% Minority
- 9 Schools1,662 Students13% Minority
- 2 Schools185 Students1% Minority
- 40 Schools6,092 Students10% Minority
- 5 Schools469 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools174 Students11% Minority
- 29 Schools4,299 Students11% Minority
- 15 Schools2,449 Students18% Minority
- 1 Schools30 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools932 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools282 Students3% Minority
- 4 Schools601 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools19 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools166 Students16% Minority
- 28 Schools4,678 Students14% Minority
- 2 Schools203 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools64 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools36 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools54 Students10% Minority
- 9 Schools884 Students1% Minority
- 3 Schools538 Students5% Minority
- 12 Schools4,427 Students34% Minority
- 20 Schools4,012 Students14% Minority
- 3 Schools347 Students1% Minority
- 34 Schools4,342 Students33% Minority
- 5 Schools793 Students10% Minority
- 12 Schools1,896 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools26 Students- Minority
- 8 Schools794 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools175 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools135 Students23% Minority
- 5 Schools462 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools57 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools36 Students7% Minority
- 7 Schools984 Students12% Minority
- 82 Schools10,263 Students25% Minority
- 6 Schools589 Students9% Minority
- 35 Schools7,443 Students23% Minority
- 3 Schools291 Students2% Minority
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Our children's education is a critical concern. That's why we elected to send our kids to private school in the first place. However, this COVID-19 virus is controlling everything. And it will continue to do so indefinitely until we have vaccines to protect us. With that in mind, here are five things you need to do when you are a parent with children in private school during this horrific pandemic.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?