Best Chicago Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 388 private schools serving 72,368 students in Chicago, IL.
The best top ranked private schools in Chicago, IL include GCE Lab School, Gold Coast Prep School and Holy Family School.
The average tuition cost is $10,957, which is higher than the Illinois private school average tuition cost of $8,321.
54% of private schools in Chicago, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Chicago Private Schools (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Catherine Cook School
Catherine Cook School Photo
(1)
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-3381
Grades: NS-8
| 573 students
Chicago City Day School
Chicago City Day School Photo
(4)
541 W Hawthorne Pl
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 327-0900
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
GCE Lab School
GCE Lab School Photo
(1)
9 West Washington St, Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 643-0991
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Gold Coast Prep School
Gold Coast Prep School Photo - Halloween Fun!
(3)
900 N Franklin St Ste 104
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 944-5600
Grades: PK-8
| 88 students
Holy Family School
Holy Family School Photo - Middle School Robotics Team
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
3415 W. Arthington
Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 265-0550
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
Northside Catholic Academy
Northside Catholic Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
6216 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 743-6277
Grades: NS-8
| 550 students
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Photo
Special Education School
6245 S. Ingleside Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 420-2900
Grades: 4-12
| 67 students
Academy Of St Benedict The African
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!
(Roman Catholic)
6020 S. Laflin
Chicago, IL 60636
(773) 776-3316
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
Brickton Montessori School
Brickton Montessori School Photo - Hands. On.When you can touch it, even complicated ideas becomes manageable. Montessori materials stimulate all our senses. With multiple ways of connecting to a single concept, every child can find a path to successful learning.
Montessori School
8622 W Catalpa Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
(773) 714-0646
Grades: NS-8
| 167 students
Fusion Academy Lincoln Park
Alternative School
1440 N. Dayton Street, Suite 104
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 763-6990
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
St. Bede The Venerable
St. Bede The Venerable Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
4440 W 83rd St
Chicago, IL 60652
(773) 884-2020
Grades: PK-8
| 204 students
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo - Technology is incorporated into every classroom and all classes use the iStudio to create and become makers for tomorrow.
(Roman Catholic)
1439 W Wellington Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 819-7655
Grades: NS-8
| 581 students
3751 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-1858
Grades: NS-8
| 501 students
Bridgeport Catholic Academy
(Roman Catholic)
3700 S Lowe Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 376-6223
Grades: PK-8
| 274 students
814 & 821 W. Eastman Street
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 907-5000
Grades: NS-5
| 525 students
161 West 9th Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 998-2472
Grades: NS-12
| 604 students
Brother Rice High School - Chicago
Brother Rice High School - Chicago Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
10001 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 429-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 671 students
Chicago Friends School
Chicago Friends School Photo - Chicago Friends School students enjoy reading!
(Friends)
(1)
1246 West Thorndale
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 442-2371
Grades: K-8
| 49 students
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)
2189 W Bowler Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 491-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 272 students
Chicago Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
1300 W Loyola Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 465-2662
Grades: PK-12
| 371 students
Children Of Peace
Children Of Peace Photo - Providing an outstanding education for the WHOLE child: Mind, Spirit, and Body!
(Roman Catholic)
1900 W. Taylor
Chicago, IL 60638
(312) 421-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 145 students
Christ The King Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
9240 S Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 779-3329
Grades: PK-8
| 396 students
5088 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 261-7505
Grades: 9-12
| 345 students
5608 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 945-5025
Grades: NS-8
| 258 students
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
(Roman Catholic)
1852 W 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 890-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 570 students
Daystar Academy
Daystar Academy Photo - Daystar School State Street Entrance
(Christian)
(1)
1550 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 791-0001
Grades: PK-12
| 346 students
De La Salle Institute - Institute Campus
De La Salle Institute - Institute Campus Photo - De La Salle Institute
(Roman Catholic)
3434 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-7355
Grades: 9-12
| 905 students
De La Salle Institute - Lourdes Hall Campus
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
1040 W 32nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 650-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 480 students
Depaul College Prep
Depaul College Prep Photo - GT students getting into the spirit of Homecoming!
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
3633 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 539-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 434 students
Detour 2 Discovery Day School
Daycare / Preschool
2001 S Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 949-2273
Grades: NS-K
| 153 students
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Photo
Alternative School
2739-41 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 342-8022
Grades: 10-12
| 165 students
Frances Xavier Warde School
Frances Xavier Warde School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
751 N State St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 466-0700
Grades: PK-8
| 914 students
330 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 797-5501
Grades: PK-12
| 907 students
Good Counsel High School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
3900 West Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 478-3655
Grades: 9-12
| 415 students
Grace Christian Academy
Grace Christian Academy Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(2)
4106 W 28th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 762-1234
Grades: PK-8
| 127 students
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