Top 20 Best Cook County Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 746 private schools serving 137,514 students in Cook County, IL.
The best top ranked private schools in Cook County, IL include Northside Catholic Academy, Holy Family School and GCE Lab School.
The average tuition cost is $10,702, which is higher than the Illinois private school average tuition cost of $8,580.
50% of private schools in Cook County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Cook County Private Schools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
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!
(Catholic)
6020 S. Laflin
Chicago, IL 60636
(773) 776-3316
Grades: PK-8
| 246 students
Catherine Cook School
Catherine Cook School Photo
(3)
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-3381
Grades: NS-8
| 461 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))
(1)
3415 W. Arthington
Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 265-0550
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
Montessori Language Academy
Montessori Language Academy Photo - Solar System Work
Montessori School
314 Circle Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-5030
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Morgan Park Academy
Morgan Park Academy Photo
2153 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 881-6700
Grades: PK-12
| 475 students
Northside Catholic Academy
Northside Catholic Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
6216 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 743-6277
Grades: NS-8
| 550 students
Roycemore School
Roycemore School Photo
(14)
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6055
Grades: PK-12
| 230 students
St. Theresa School
St. Theresa School Photo - ST. THERESA SCHOOL - Offering morning and all-day Preschool and Kindergarten Programs through 8th grade
(Catholic)
(9)
445 N. Benton Street
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 359-1820
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
St. Walter-St. Benedict Elementary School
St. Walter-St. Benedict Elementary School Photo - St. Benedict Catholic School Blue Island Welcomes You!
(Catholic)
(4)
2324 New Street
Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 385-2016
Grades: PK-8
| 177 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
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School Photo - Welcome! Come on in and see all we have to offer!
Montessori School
(3)
9300 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 850-5490
Grades: NS-12
| 100 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
Creative Learning Montessori School
Creative Learning Montessori School Photo - Creative Learning Montessori School
Montessori School
1410 S. Barrington Rd.
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 382-2812
Grades: PK-5
| 70 students
Fusion Academy Evanston
Fusion Academy Evanston Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
847 Chicago Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 868-8693
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Quest Academy
Quest Academy Photo - Home of the Knights!
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
500 N Benton St
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 202-8035
Grades: PK-8
| 255 students
St. Bede The Venerable
St. Bede The Venerable Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
4440 W 83rd St
Chicago, IL 60652
(773) 884-2020
Grades: PK-8
| 204 students
1439 W Wellington Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 819-7655
Grades: NS-8
| 555 students
American School
American School Photo
2200 E 170th St
Lansing, IL 60438
(708) 418-2800
Grades: 6-12
| 6,319 students
Arie Crown Hebrew Day School
(Jewish)
4600 Main St
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 982-9191
Grades: PK-8
| 700 students
Ascension Elementary School
Ascension Elementary School Photo - Ascension School, a vibrant ministry of Ascension Parish, proudly provides an excellent education that responds to the needs of its students. Ascension School incorporates Catholic faith beliefs and values through skillful teaching, prayer, worship and service to others. In this school children and families experience community in an atmosphere of LOVE, KINDNESS & RESPECT.
(Catholic)
601 Van Buren St
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 386-7282
Grades: PK-8
| 424 students
Baker Demonstration School
Baker Demonstration School Photo - Think more deeply. Baker classrooms are alive with inquiry, investigation and ideas, and these ideas, often imagined into being by students like your sons and daughters, enrich and sometimes even spontaneously direct the focus of a class in unexpected ways, ultimately empowering students to think more deeply about their world.
Alternative School
(6)
201 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 425-5800
Grades: PK-8
| 269 students
The Barbereux School
Daycare / Preschool
3333 Culver St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-3215
Grades: PK-1
| 53 students
Beacon Academy
Beacon Academy Photo
Montessori School
1574 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(224) 999-1177
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
3751 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-1858
Grades: NS-8
| 497 students
Bridgeport Catholic Academy
(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
| 648 students
Brother Rice High School - Chicago
Brother Rice High School - Chicago Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
10001 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 429-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 671 students
Calvary Academy
(Christian)
16300 State St
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 333-5471
Grades: PK-8
| 364 students
Calvin Christian School
(Calvinist)
(3)
528 E 161st Place
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 331-5027
Grades: PK-8
| 232 students
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
9250 W 167th St
Tinley Park, IL 60487
(708) 403-6525
Grades: PK-8
| 516 students
5201 Howard St
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 675-6777
Grades: PK-8
| 300 students
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Cook County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
208 Harrison St
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 848-0701
Grades: PK-K
| 47 students
2647 E 88th Street
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 375-1999
Grades: 6-12
| 39 students
5954 S Albany Avenue
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 737-7810
Grades: NS-PK
| 62 students
9538 S Harvard Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 568-8115
Grades: 7-12
| 68 students
Bethlehem Lutheran School (Closed 2006)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3715 E 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 768-0441
Grades: K-8
| 73 students
Bethlehem Lutheran School (Closed 2010)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2624 Oak St
River Grove, IL 60171
(708) 456-8786
Grades: K-9
| 37 students
2130 S Central Park
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 277-8575
Grades: PK-8
| 224 students
300 W Hill Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-2020
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
1014 East 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 924-1200
Grades: PK-6
| 83 students
5110 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
(773) 205-5102
Grades: PK-6
| 100 students
1911 W Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-0980
Grades: NS-PK
| 39 students
165 N Lombard Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 383-6570
Grades: K
| 45 students
5335 West Le Moyne Street
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 622-4563
Grades: PK-7
| 64 students
3205 S Austin Blvd
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 222-1909
Grades: PK-8
| 34 students
7750 W Montrose Avenue
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
(708) 456-9074
Grades: K-8
| 117 students
1410 N Roosevelt Blvd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 605-8680
Grades: PK-K
| 53 students
8301 S Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 239-6828
Grades: PK-8
| 176 students
1750 E 78th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
(773) 978-0947
Grades: PK-2
| 26 students
220 West 45th Place
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 924-0543
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
500 W 187th Street
Glenwood, IL 60425
(708) 754-0175
Grades: 3-8
| 132 students
2725 S Kolin Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 277-0965
Grades: PK-8
| 218 students
7634 S Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 874-4180
Grades: PK-K
| 88 students
700 East 170th Street
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 333-7010
Grades: NS-8
| 207 students
1448 W. Superior
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 243-9887
Grades: PK-8
| 178 students
1425 W 112th Street
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 445-3277
Grades: NS-8
| 176 students
10900 West Cermak Road
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 562-3115
Grades: 9-12
| 443 students
5705 W 127th St
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 385-6250
Grades: PK-8
| 219 students
554 E Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847) 640-1686
Grades: NS
| 12 students
9003 S Kostner Ave
Hometown, IL 60456
(708) 952-1100
Grades: 4-12
| 36 students
2 W 150th St
Harvey, IL 60426
(708) 596-0705
Grades: PK-8
| 15 students
900 Beloit Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 366-4452
Grades: PK-K
| 57 students
La Progresiva Preschool (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool (Church of Christ)
2609 N Kimball Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 342-6690
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
Lake View Academy (Closed 2012)
Alternative School (Presbyterian)
716 W Addison St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-3065
Grades: 10-12
| 19 students
5911 W Midway Park
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 378-7076
Grades: 2-9
| 29 students
10809 S Avenue F
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 406-0617
Grades: K
| 14 students
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