Top Chicago Private Elementary Schools

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For the 2021 school year, there are 242 top private elementary schools in Chicago, Illinois, serving 53,128 students.
The average private school tuition is $8,605 for elementary schools and $16,816 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
73% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Chicago, IL Private Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 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
  • 541 W Hawthorne Pl
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 327-0900

    Grades: PK-8 | n/a students
  • 900 N Franklin St Ste 104
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 944-5600

    Grades: PK-8 | 91 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
  • 6216 N. Glenwood
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 743-6277

    Grades: NS-8 | 550 students
  • 4325 S Richmond St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 523-6161

    Grades: PK-8 | 241 students
  • Sacred Heart Schools
    Sacred Heart Schools Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    6250 N Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 262-4446

    Grades: PK-8 | 718 students
  • St. Bede The Venerable
    St. Bede The Venerable Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    4440 W 83rd St
    Chicago, IL 60652
    (773) 884-2020

    Grades: PK-8 | 364 students
  • 5235 S Cornell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 493-8880

    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
  • 1439 W Wellington Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 819-7655

    Grades: NS-8 | 581 students
  • Altus Academy
    Altus Academy Photo - Coach Conor working with the 1st-3rd grade students in Chess Class. Altus Academy is a big proponent of project-based learning.
    (Roman Catholic)
    751 S Sacramento Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 374-3148

    Grades: 1-8 | 49 students
  • Ancona School
    Ancona School Photo - In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona's progressive, social justice curriculum rooted in the Montessori tradition educations students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers, and life-long learners.
    Montessori School
    4770 S Dorchester Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 924-2356

    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
  • Annunciata School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3750 E 112th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 375-5711

    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
  • Ashburn Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    3345 W 83rd St
    Chicago, IL 60652
    (773) 737-2156

    Grades: NS-8 | 131 students
  • Banner Therapeutic Day School
    Special Education School
    9538 S Harvard Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 568-8115

    Grades: 7-12 | 68 students
  • Bennett Day School
    Bennett Day School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    955 W. Grand Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (312) 236-6388

    Grades: PK-12 | 244 students
  • 3751 N Broadway St
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 281-1858

    Grades: NS-8 | 501 students
  • Bethesda International Academy
    Bethesda International Academy Photo - Developing Global Leaders for the 21st Century.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    6803 N Campbell
    Chicago, IL 60645
    (773) 743-0800

    Grades: NS-8 | 68 students
  • Beverly Hills Sda School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    9356 S Justine St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 779-5158

    Grades: 1-7 | 14 students
  • 3700 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 376-6223

    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
  • 814 W. Eastman Street
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (773) 907-5000

    Grades: NS-5 | 515 students
  • 161 West 9th Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (773) 998-2472

    Grades: NS-12 | 671 students
  • 1014 East 47th Street
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 924-1200

    Grades: PK-6 | 83 students
  • Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    1651 W Diversey Pkwy
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 975-6330

    Grades: PK-3 | 163 students
  • 226 W Schiller St
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 266-3381

    Grades: NS-8 | 573 students
  • 2809 W Jarvis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60645
    (773) 465-0863

    Grades: K-8 | 112 students
  • Chicago Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    5110 W Diversey Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773) 205-5102

    Grades: PK-6 | 100 students
  • Chicago Free School
    Alternative School
    1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (312) 392-0204

    Grades: PK-8 | 65 students
  • 1246 West Thorndale
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 442-2371

    Grades: K-8 | 36 students
  • Chicago Jesuit Academy
    Chicago Jesuit Academy Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    5058 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 638-6103

    Grades: 3-8 | 167 students
  • 3730 N California Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 271-2700

    Grades: NS-8 | 218 students
  • Chicago Lighthouse
    Special Education School
    1850 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312) 997-3695

    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
  • Chicago Montessori
    Montessori School
    1713 W Cullom Ave
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 525-4358

    Grades: PK-7 | 124 students
  • Chicago Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    7008 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 873-3005

    Grades: PK-9 | 61 students
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