Top Cook County Private Elementary Schools

All Schools
(847)
All Schools
(847)
 
High Schools
(181)
High Schools
(181)
 
Elementary Schools
(480)
Elementary Schools
(480)
 
Preschools
(664)
Preschools
(664)
 
Public Schools
(1318)
For the 2021 school year, there are 480 top private elementary schools in Cook County, Illinois, serving 106,389 students.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
70% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Cook County Private Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 6020 S. Laflin
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 776-3316

    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
  • 9300 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 850-5490

    Grades: NS-8 | 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
  • 900 N Franklin St Ste 104
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 944-5600

    Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
  • 900 E. 154 th
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 333-8173

    Grades: NS-8 | 145 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
  • Quest Academy
    Quest Academy Photo - Home of the Knights!
    Special Program Emphasis
    500 N Benton St
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 202-8035

    Grades: PK-8 | 255 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
  • 20w145 Davey Rd
    Lemont, IL 60439
    (630) 783-2220

    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
  • 2324 New Street
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 385-2016

    Grades: PK-8 | 177 students
  • St. Theresa School
    St. Theresa School Photo - ST. THERESA SCHOOL - Offering morning and all-day Preschool and Kindergarten Programs through 8th grade
    (Roman Catholic)
    445 N. Benton Street
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847) 359-1820

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
  • Valeo Academy
    Valeo Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    2500 Beverly Rd.
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
    (847) 645-9300

    Grades: PK-12 | 103 students
  • 125 N Dryden Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 577-7600

    Grades: PK-5 | 111 students
  • Aaa Academy
    Special Education School
    13801 Chatham St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 206-0000

    Grades: 1-8 | 47 students
  • Acacia Academy
    Acacia Academy Photo - Offering a variety of year-round and summer programs designed to meet each student's learning objectives in terms of his/her learning capabilities.AdvancED accredited school in the La Grange, IL area. Illinois State Board of Education approved for out-of-district placement for special education.
    Special Education School
    6425 Willow Springs Rd
    La Grange, IL 60525
    (708) 639-4222

    Grades: 4-12 | 98 students
  • Academic Mastery Academy
    Alternative School
    16341 S Park Ave
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 566-1600

    Grades: 1 | 2 students
  • 9245 Lawndale Ave
    Evanston, IL 60203
    (847) 972-1003

    Grades: NS-8 | 188 students
  • 5235 S Cornell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 493-8880

    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
  • 435 Springsouth Rd
    Schaumburg, IL 60193
    (630) 270-3130

    Grades: PK-6 | 87 students
  • Alcuin Montessori School
    Alcuin Montessori School Photo - Our campus.
    Montessori School
    324 N Oak Park Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708) 366-1882

    Grades: NS-8 | 133 students
  • 1439 W Wellington Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 892-1397

    Grades: NS-8 | 493 students
  • 14418 S Mckinley Ave
    Posen, IL 60469
    (708) 206-0000

    Grades: 1-8 | 49 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
  • 2200 E 170th St
    Lansing, IL 60438
    (708) 418-2800

    Grades: 6-12 | 6,319 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
  • Angel Town/a Karrasel Private School
    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    1920 E Touhy Ave
    Des Plaines, IL 60018
    (847) 827-8203

    Grades: PK-1 | 84 students
  • Annunciata School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3750 E 112th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 375-5711

    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
  • 3434 W 159th Street
    Markham, IL 60428
    (708) 210-1767

    Grades: K-6 | 9 students
  • Aqsa School
    All-girls (Islamic)
    7361 W 92nd St
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708) 598-2700

    Grades: PK-12 | 257 students
  • 4600 Main St
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847) 982-9191

    Grades: PK-8 | 700 students
  • 2025 S.Goebbert Rd.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 222-4267

    Grades: PK-1 | 30 students
  • Arlyn Day School
    Special Education School
    3013 Illinois Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 256-7117

    Grades: 6-12 | 35 students
  • 601 Van Buren St
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 386-7282

    Grades: PK-8 | 424 students
Recent Articles
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
Waldorf schools offer a distinctive approach to K-12 education. We look at some of the features of this 100 year old movement.
Use this hub to help you manage your children's private school education during the pandemic.