Top 5 Best Illinois Jewish Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 35 jewish private schools serving 5,689 students in Illinois. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in Illinois.
The top ranked jewish private schools in Illinois include Chicago Jewish Day School, Rochelle Zell Jewish High School and Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove.
The average acceptance rate is 82%, which is lower than the Illinois private school average acceptance rate of 90%.

Top Ranked Jewish Private Schools in Illinois (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Arie Crown Hebrew Day School
(Jewish)
4600 Main St
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 982-9191
Grades: PK-8
| 700 students
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Photo - 2022 Undefeated League Champions!
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
3751 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-1858
Grades: NS-8
| 497 students
5201 Howard St
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 674-6095
Grades: PK-8
| 300 students
Chicago Jewish Day School
Chicago Jewish Day School Photo
(Jewish)
3730 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 271-2700
Grades: NS-8
| 247 students
7120 Laramie Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 674-6533
Grades: PK-8
| 425 students
Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov Elementary School
All-girls (Jewish)
6110 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 583-5329
Grades: PK-8
| 713 students
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Photo - Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
(Jewish)
1095 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 470-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove
(Jewish)
(1)
720 Armstrong Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 243-8567
Grades: PK-8
| 41 students
Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi
All-boys (Jewish)
6317 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 973-6150
Grades: K-8
| 402 students
Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School
(Jewish)
5235 S Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 493-8880
Grades: PK-8
| 171 students
Att-p Tach Special Education Prog
Special Education School (Jewish)
3531 Madison St.
Skokie, IL 60076
(773) 973-2828
Grades: K-8
| 35 students
Bais Yaakov High School
All-girls (Jewish)
5800 N. Kimball Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 267-1494
Grades: 9-12
| 208 students
Bernard Weinger Jcc
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
300 Revere Dr Ste 100
Northbrook, IL 60062
(224) 406-9200
Grades: PK-K
| 91 students
Bnos Rabbeinu High School
All-girls (Jewish)
(1)
6237 N WHIPPLE ST
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 965-7770
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Brisk Academy-yeshivas Brisk
All-boys (Jewish)
3000 W Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 274-1177
Grades: 11-12
| 8 students
Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School
All-girls (Jewish)
2809 W Jarvis Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(847) 675-6777
Grades: K-8
| 112 students
Fasman Yeshiva High School
All-boys (Jewish)
7135 Carpenter Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 982-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 124 students
Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov High School
All-girls (Jewish)
3021 W Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 338-9222
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
Ida Crown Jewish Academy
(Jewish)
(5)
8233 Central Park Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
(773) 973-1450
Grades: 9-12
| 206 students
Keshet High School
Special Education School (Jewish)
2755 W Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645
(847) 205-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
Keshet Transition Program
Special Education School (Jewish)
3210 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 205-0274
Grades: Inquire with school
| 76 students
Knapp School and Yeshiva
Knapp School and Yeshiva Photo - School Grounds, the Knapp School and Yeshiva Coffee Cart, serves coffee and a smile on a daily basis. This coffee cart is supported by the school job program where students receive hands on work training and some are eligible to receive a paycheck too!
Special Education School (Jewish)
3145 W Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 467-3900
Grades: NS-12
| 120 students
Lubavitch Girls High School
All-girls (Jewish)
6350 N Whipple St
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 743-7716
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
Lubavitch Mesivta Of Chicago
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
2756 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 262-0430
Grades: 9-11
| 131 students
Mesivta Shaarei Adirim
All-boys (Jewish)
9220 Crawford Ave
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 983-0646
Grades: 9-11
| 29 students
moadon Kol Chadash/ Gan Gani
moadon Kol Chadash/ Gan Gani Photo - learning the letters
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
(3)
2464 n Clybourn ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 661-6340
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Northbrook Community Synogogue
(Jewish)
2548 Jasper Ct
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 509-9204
Grades: Inquire with school
| 8 students
Peoria Hebrew Day School
Peoria Hebrew Day School Photo - Our Children's Path to a Shining Future is the motto of the Peoria Hebrew Day School.
(Jewish)
5614 N University Street
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 692-2821
Grades: PK-8
| 19 students
Solomon Schechter Day School
Solomon Schechter Day School Photo - A comprehensive athletic program of interscholastic competitive teams and intramural activities exposes students to a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer, track and field, football, golf, and tennis to promote life-long fitness and good health.
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 172 students
Telshe High School
All-boys (Jewish)
3535 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 463-7738
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
Tzemach Tzedek School
(Jewish)
6135 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 870-3580
Grades: NS-8
| 22 students
Yeshiva Gedola Of The Midwest/yeshiva Eitz Chaim
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
6045 N Keystone Ave
Chicago, IL 60646
(773) 455-1001
Grades: 9
| 10 students
Yeshiva Netzach Eliyahu
All-boys (Jewish)
3050 W Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(847) 674-0800
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
Yeshiva Ohr Boruch
All-boys (Jewish)
2620 W Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 262-0885
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
Yeshivas Meor Hatorah Of Chicago
All-boys (Jewish)
3635 W Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 465-0419
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students

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