Top Illinois Private Schools

For the 2021 school year, there are 1,744 top private schools in Illinois, serving 274,133 students.
The average private school tuition is $6,345 for elementary schools and $12,397 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.
57% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Illinois Private Schools by County (2021)

  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 11 Schools
    2,113 Students
    4% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    16 Students
    17% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    275 Students
    7% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    81 Students
    - Minority
  • 2 Schools
    203 Students
    11% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    176 Students
    - Minority
  • 2 Schools
    160 Students
    6% Minority
  • 25 Schools
    3,437 Students
    28% Minority
  • 6 Schools
    669 Students
    3% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    796 Students
    22% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    340 Students
    3% Minority
  • 844 Schools
    147,093 Students
    42% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    115 Students
    8% Minority
  • 10 Schools
    882 Students
    21% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    19 Students
    - Minority
  • 6 Schools
    205 Students
    - Minority
  • 175 Schools
    25,213 Students
    23% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    1,125 Students
    5% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    164 Students
    5% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    16 Students
    29% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    162 Students
    9% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    52 Students
    16% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    222 Students
    1% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    167 Students
    1% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    85 Students
    4% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    267 Students
    13% Minority
  • 6 Schools
    352 Students
    14% Minority
  • 8 Schools
    634 Students
    17% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    154 Students
    1% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    181 Students
    4% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    353 Students
    1% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    183 Students
    13% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    11 Students
    18% Minority
  • 66 Schools
    10,280 Students
    27% Minority
  • 11 Schools
    1,866 Students
    21% Minority
  • 8 Schools
    1,028 Students
    16% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    437 Students
    17% Minority
  • 12 Schools
    1,913 Students
    13% Minority
  • 108 Schools
    12,775 Students
    26% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    512 Students
    10% Minority
  • 7 Schools
    344 Students
    10% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    327 Students
    9% Minority
  • 9 Schools
    1,662 Students
    13% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    185 Students
    1% Minority
  • 40 Schools
    6,092 Students
    10% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    469 Students
    5% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    174 Students
    11% Minority
  • 29 Schools
    4,299 Students
    11% Minority
  • 15 Schools
    2,449 Students
    18% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    30 Students
    4% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    932 Students
    4% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    282 Students
    3% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    601 Students
    5% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    19 Students
    - Minority
  • 1 Schools
    166 Students
    16% Minority
  • 28 Schools
    4,678 Students
    14% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    203 Students
    7% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    64 Students
    3% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    36 Students
    3% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    54 Students
    10% Minority
  • 9 Schools
    884 Students
    1% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    538 Students
    5% Minority
  • 12 Schools
    4,427 Students
    34% Minority
  • 20 Schools
    4,012 Students
    14% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    347 Students
    1% Minority
  • 34 Schools
    4,312 Students
    33% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    793 Students
    10% Minority
  • 12 Schools
    1,896 Students
    7% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    26 Students
    - Minority
  • 8 Schools
    794 Students
    17% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    175 Students
    8% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    135 Students
    23% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    462 Students
    2% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    57 Students
    - Minority
  • 1 Schools
    36 Students
    7% Minority
  • 7 Schools
    984 Students
    12% Minority
  • 82 Schools
    10,263 Students
    25% Minority
  • 6 Schools
    589 Students
    9% Minority
  • 35 Schools
    7,443 Students
    23% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    291 Students
    2% Minority
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