Top Illinois Blue Ribbon Private Schools

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For the 2021 school year, there are 86 top blue ribbon private schools in Illinois, serving 34,123 students.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence.

Top Illinois Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2021)

  • School Location Students Year
  • 6216 N. Glenwood
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 743-6277

    550 students
    Year: 2013
  • St. Gilbert School
    St. Gilbert School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    231 E Belvidere Rd
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847) 223-8600

    352 students
    Year: 2017
  • 1N350 Taylor Drive
    Winfield, IL 60190
    (630) 668-1385

    450 students
    Year: 2017
  • 1439 W Wellington Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 819-7655

    581 students
    Year: 2019
  • 601 Van Buren St
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 386-7282

    424 students
    Year: 2007
  • Beacon Academy
    Beacon Academy Photo
    Montessori School
    1574 Sherman Avenue
    Evanston, IL 60201
    (224) 999-1177

    217 students
    Year: n/a
  • 9250 W 167th St
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 403-6525

    516 students
    Year: 2018
  • 1 Carmel Pkwy
    Mundelein, IL 60060
    (847) 566-3000

    1,107 students
    Year: 2007
  • 1201 Airport Rd
    Bloomington, IL 61704
    (309) 661-7000

    329 students
    Year: 2017
  • 315 Waukegan Road
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847) 446-5252

    405 students
    Year: 2003
  • 3434 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312) 842-7355

    905 students
    Year: n/a
  • Epiphany Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1002 E College Avenue
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 452-3268

    387 students
    Year: 2011
  • 3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 498-2100

    172 students
    Year: 2016
  • Hales Franciscan High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    4930 S Cottage Grove Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 285-8400

    9 students
    Year: n/a
  • 3901 N Mattis Ave
    Champaign, IL 61822
    (217) 352-7201

    269 students
    Year: 2014
  • 2515 Palatine Rd
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 907-3461

    524 students
    Year: 2017
  • 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
    6254 S. Ellis
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 420-2550

    66 students
    Year: n/a
  • 1101 Douglas Ave
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 799-5200

    264 students
    Year: 2004
  • Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Library
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    1501 North Oakley Boulevard
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 276-1261

    188 students
    Year: n/a
  • 1550 W Yorkhouse Road
    Waukegan, IL 60087
    (847) 623-7600

    145 students
    Year: n/a
  • 700 Ashland Ave
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 755-7565

    883 students
    Year: 1995
  • 1352 S. Cumberland Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (847) 825-2500

    545 students
    Year: 2011
  • Montessori School of Lemont
    Montessori School of Lemont Photo
    Montessori School
    16427 135th St
    Lemont, IL 60439
    (815) 834-0607

    149 students
    Year: n/a
  • Old St. Mary's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1474 S Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 386-1560

    506 students
    Year: 2019
  • 720 W. Belmont Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 525-8779

    269 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • 432 S Mitchell Avenue
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 255-0050

    392 students
    Year: 1997, 2015
  • 3506 N California Avenue
    Peoria, IL 61603
    (309) 686-4500

    585 students
    Year: 2018
  • Pope John Xxiii School
    Pope John Xxiii School Photo - Principal Gail Hulse with Pope John XXIII School students
    (Roman Catholic)
    1120 Washington St
    Evanston, IL 60202
    (847) 475-5678

    240 students
    Year: 2008
  • Prince Of Peace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    135 S Milwaukee Ave
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
    (847) 356-6111

    270 students
    Year: 2014
  • 4000 11th Street
    Moline, IL 61265
    (309) 762-3800

    93 students
    Year: 2013
  • Queen Of All Saints
    (Roman Catholic)
    6230 N Lemont Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 736-0567

    649 students
    Year: 2018
  • 4520 N Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 769-4211

    427 students
    Year: 2013
  • 690 W Elk Grove Blvd
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    (847) 437-3322

    295 students
    Year: 2011
  • Regina Dominican High School
    Regina Dominican High School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    701 Locust Road
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 256-7660

    281 students
    Year: 2017, 2018
  • Sacred Heart School
    Sacred Heart School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    1095 Gage Street
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    (847) 446-0005

    203 students
    Year: 2018
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