Top 20 Best Illinois Private Elementary Schools Belonging to Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 private elementary schools belonging to Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS) serving 7,793 students in Illinois. You can also find more schools membership associations in Illinois.
The top ranked private elementary schools belonging to Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS) in Illinois include Morgan Park Academy, Baker Demonstration School and North Shore Country Day School.
The average tuition cost is $23,580, which is higher than the Illinois private elementary school average tuition cost of $8,572.
14% of private elementary schools belonging to Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS) in Illinois are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Private Elementary Schools Belonging to Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS) in Illinois (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Avery Coonley School
The Avery Coonley School Photo - 'Gathering' is a tradition at ACS where students in Groups 1-8, faculty, and staff come together as a community to participate in various activities such as watching a performance, interacting with a presentation, and more.
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
1400 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 969-0800
Grades: PK-8
| 332 students
Catherine Cook School
Catherine Cook School Photo
(5)
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-3381
Grades: NS-8
| 461 students
Morgan Park Academy
Morgan Park Academy Photo
2153 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 881-6700
Grades: PK-12
| 475 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
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
Bennett Day School
Bennett Day School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
955 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 236-6388
Grades: PK-12
| 321 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
Elgin Academy
Elgin Academy Photo - "Old Main" building of Elgin Academy Old Main is the academy's original building. Today, it is primarily used as the museum for the Elgin Area Historical Society. One room still serves as a regular school classroom for the school.
(9)
350 Park St
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 695-0303
Grades: NS-12
| 182 students
Frances Xavier Warde School
Frances Xavier Warde School Photo
(Catholic)
751 N State St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 466-0700
Grades: PK-8
| 914 students
Hyde Park Day School - Chicago campus
Hyde Park Day School - Chicago campus Photo - HPDS creates a safe and nurturing environment designed to foster self-esteem, self-confidence, and a positive attitude toward learning.
Special Education School
(1)
6254 S. Ellis
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 420-2550
Grades: 1-8
| 41 students
Hyde Park Day School - Lemont Campus
Hyde Park Day School - Lemont Campus Photo
Special Education School
(1)
13860 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 296-1229
Grades: 1-8
| 40 students
Hyde Park Day School - Northfield campus
Hyde Park Day School - Northfield campus Photo
Special Education School
(1)
1980 Old Willow Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-7025
Grades: 1-8
| 66 students
145 S. Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2350
Grades: NS-8
| 406 students
Lycee Francais De Chicago
Lycee Francais De Chicago Photo - The Lyce Franais de Chicago is a leading international, multilingual school that helps students grow into well-rounded, active citizens of the world.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1929 W. Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 665-0066
Grades: PK-12
| 777 students
2017 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 327-3144
Grades: PK-8
| 260 students
310 Green Bay Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0674
Grades: PK-12
| 541 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
| 258 students
Rogers Park Montessori School
Rogers Park Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(8)
1800 W Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 271-1700
Grades: PK-8
| 339 students
Roycemore School
Roycemore School Photo
(14)
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6055
Grades: PK-12
| 230 students
Sacred Heart Schools
Sacred Heart Schools Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
6250 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 751-7656
Grades: PK-8
| 710 students
Science & Arts Academy
Science & Arts Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
1825 Miner St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-7880
Grades: PK-8
| 270 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
(6)
4770 S Dorchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 924-2356
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students

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