Top 20 Best Lake County Private Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 101 private schools serving 12,466 students in Lake County, IL (there are 217 public schools, serving 127,466 public students). 9% of all K-12 students in Lake County, IL are educated in private schools compared to the IL state average of 12%.
The best top ranked private schools in Lake County, IL include Forest Bluff School, St. Joseph Catholic School and Quentin Road Christian Preschool.
The average tuition cost is $13,302, which is higher than the Illinois private school average tuition cost of $8,646.
38% of private schools in Lake County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Lake County Private Schools (2023)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Fusion Academy Lake Forest
Fusion Academy Lake Forest Photo
Alternative School
(5)
840 S. Waukegan Road, Suite 224
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 295-4039
Grades: 6-12
| 67 students
The Goddard School Third Lake
The Goddard School Third Lake Photo
Daycare / Preschool
34638 North Highway 45
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 543-9075
Grades: PK-K
| 135 students
Alta Vista Montessori School
Alta Vista Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
1850 W Winchester Road, Suite 201
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 918-1621
Grades: PK-K
| 85 students
Carmel Catholic High School
(Catholic)
(2)
1 Carmel Pkwy
Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 566-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,107 students
East Lake Academy
East Lake Academy Photo - Forming tomorrow's leaders through the best academic training, building self-confidence, practicing the Catholic faith and cultivating missionary hearts.
(Catholic)
(4)
13911 W. Laurel Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 247-0035
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
Forest Bluff School
Forest Bluff School Photo
Montessori School
(11)
8 W Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 295-8338
Grades: NS-8
| 145 students
Hellenic American Academy
Hellenic American Academy Photo
(2)
445 Pine Street
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 317-1063
Grades: NS-8
| 194 students
Lake Forest Academy
Lake Forest Academy Photo - LFA's campus is located on the former J. Ogden Armour estate and includes many of its original buildings. After a 10-year campaign, various academic spaces, athletic facilities, and dorms have been modernized.
1500 W Kennedy Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-3248
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
145 S. Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2350
Grades: NS-8
| 406 students
Lions' Mathematics & Science Christian
(Christian)
(3)
1011 Porter Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-1054
Grades: PK-6
| 76 students
Most Blessed Trinity Academy
Most Blessed Trinity Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
510 W. Grand Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 623-4110
Grades: PK-8
| 232 students
Our Lady Of Humility School
(Catholic)
10601 W Wadsworth Rd
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 746-3722
Grades: PK-8
| 298 students
Prince Of Peace School
(Catholic)
(3)
135 S Milwaukee Ave
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 356-6111
Grades: NS-8
| 270 students
Quentin Road Christian Preschool
Quentin Road Christian Preschool Photo - Quentin Road Christian Preschool Offering after school care as well as Summer Camp!
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
(1)
60 Quentin Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 438-4494
Grades: NS-5
| 480 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
| 189 students
Safe Haven School
Safe Haven School Photo - Safe Haven School's Organic Garden
Special Education School
(1)
906 Muir Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 604-3903
Grades: 7-12
| 47 students
St. Anastasia School
St. Anastasia School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
629 W Glen Flora Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 623-8320
Grades: NS-8
| 295 students
St. Francis De Sales School
(Catholic)
11 South Buesching Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 438-7921
Grades: PK-8
| 378 students
St. Gilbert School
St. Gilbert School Photo
(Catholic)
231 E Belvidere Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 223-8600
Grades: PK-8
| 352 students
St. Joseph Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
221 Park Pl
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-0730
Grades: PK-8
| 446 students
Saint Mary School
Saint Mary School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
50 N Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 459-6270
Grades: PK-8
| 277 students
St. Matthew Lutheran School
Alternative School (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
24480 N Old Mchenry Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 438-6103
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
St. Patrick School
(Catholic)
15020 W Wadsworth Rd
Wadsworth, IL 60083
(847) 623-8446
Grades: PK-8
| 517 students
School Of St. Mary
School Of St. Mary Photo
(Catholic)
185 E Illinois Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-0371
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
School Of St. Mary Primary Center
(Catholic)
900 W Everett Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 582-2526
Grades: PK-8
| 464 students
656 N. Bridgeport Terrace
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(224) 444-8375
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove
(Jewish)
(1)
720 Armstrong Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 243-8567
Grades: PK-8
| 27 students
A Village Green Montessori
Montessori School
125 W Church St
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 281-9911
Grades: NS-K
| 82 students
Affirm Leadership Christian Academy
Affirm Leadership Christian Academy Photo
All-girls (Christian)
(3)
3601 N Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 263-8147
Grades: PK-10
| 60 students
Allendale School
Special Education School
600 W Grand Ave
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 245-6400
Grades: K-12
| 174 students
Atonement Christian Day School
Alternative School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
909 E Main St
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 382-6360
Grades: PK-K
| 172 students
Bright Beginnings Montessori School
Montessori School
620 Mullady Pkwy
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 367-9505
Grades: K
| 8 students
Bright Horizons
Daycare / Preschool
1411 S White Oak Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 578-1111
Grades: NS-PK
| 50 students
Bright Horizons
Daycare / Preschool
21955 W Field Pkwy
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 719-2070
Grades: PK-K
| 60 students
Bright Horizons
Daycare / Preschool
1 Corporate Dr
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 307-4055
Grades: PK-K
| 33 students
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Lake County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1500 Wilmot Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-7581
Grades: PK-K
| 22 students
Etc Preschool-lake Zurich (Closed 2021)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
235 Quentin Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 540-6733
Grades: K-1
| 70 students
510 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 623-4110
Grades: PK-8
| 215 students
32470 Harris Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 543-0002
Grades: 7-9
| 17 students
900 Saint Peter St
Antioch, IL 60002
(847) 395-0037
Grades: NS-8
| 138 students
101 S Beck Rd.
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 356-4282
Grades: PK-K
| 21 students

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