Top 5 Best Mchenry County Private Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 28 private schools serving 4,163 students in Mchenry County, IL (there are 93 public schools, serving 52,102 public students). 7% of all K-12 students in Mchenry County, IL are educated in private schools (compared to the IL state average of 12%).
The best top ranked private schools in Mchenry County, IL include Ss Peter & Paul School, Immanuel Lutheran School and St. Mary Catholic School.
The average acceptance rate is 95%, which is higher than the Illinois private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
46% of private schools in Mchenry County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked Mchenry County Private Schools (2023)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
300 Pathway Ct
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-1444
Grades: PK-8
| 268 students
Marian Central Catholic High School
(Catholic)
1001 Mchenry Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-4220
Grades: 9-12
| 655 students
Montini Catholic School
(Catholic)
1405 N Richmond Rd
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-1022
Grades: PK-8
| 293 students
St. Margaret Mary Catholic School
St. Margaret Mary Catholic School Photo - Saint Margaret Mary School Algonquin, Illinois
(Catholic)
119 S Hubbard St
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 658-5313
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
St. Mary Catholic School
St. Mary Catholic School Photo - St. Mary Catholic School, founded in 1917, offers an inclusive educational program rooted in Catholic values.
(Catholic)
(2)
312 Lincoln Avenue
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-3598
Grades: PK-8
| 239 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
(Catholic)
265 King St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0496
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
Ss Peter & Paul School
(Catholic)
416 1st St
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-3041
Grades: PK-8
| 314 students
Trinity Oaks Christian Academy
Trinity Oaks Christian Academy Photo - Trinity Oaks Christian Academy moves to a new school home!
(Christian)
(5)
233 Trinity Oaks Way
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 462-5971
Grades: PK-12
| 206 students
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
408 Jackson St
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-5156
Grades: PK-8
| 395 students
Allendale-stepping Stone West
Special Education School
1055 Lake Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 206-5725
Grades: 3-12
| 52 students
Berkshire Drive KinderCare
Berkshire Drive KinderCare Photo - Building Image
Daycare / Preschool
14 Berkshire Dr
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-5490
Grades: NS-PK
| 48 students
Cary Grove KinderCare
Cary Grove KinderCare Photo - Cary Grove KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
324 Crystal St
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-8899
Grades: NS-PK
| 85 students
Crystal Lake KinderCare
Crystal Lake KinderCare Photo - Crystal Lake KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
645 Dakota St
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 477-2580
Grades: NS-PK
| 30 students
Crystal Lake Montessori School
Crystal Lake Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
3013 S. Country Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-0013
Grades: PK-8
| 129 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
4561 Princeton Lane
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(847) 669-6390
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
801 Georgetown Drive
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-1160
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Holy Cross Lutheran Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2107 Three Oaks Rd
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-6533
Grades: K-1
| 92 students
House Of Children
Alternative School
(2)
2521 Harding Ln
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 337-4663
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
Kids R Kids Learning Academy
Daycare / Preschool
475 Alexandra Blvd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-5437
Grades: NS
| 87 students
KinderCare of Huntley
KinderCare of Huntley Photo - KinderCare of Huntley Front
Daycare / Preschool
12581 Princeton Dr
Huntley, IL 60142
(847) 515-3765
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
McHenry KinderCare
McHenry KinderCare Photo - Discovery Preschool Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
4717 W Crystal Lake Rd
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-2499
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Mchenry Montessori School
Montessori School
5213 W Elm Street
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 344-1015
Grades: NS-PK
| 61 students
Montessori Pathways School
Montessori Pathways School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
133 Illinois St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-6727
Grades: PK-6
| 47 students
Primrose School Of Algonquin
Daycare / Preschool
2300 County Line Rd
Algonquin, IL 60102
(224) 333-0380
Grades: PK-K
| 180 students
Randall Road KinderCare
Randall Road KinderCare Photo - Parent check-in station
Daycare / Preschool
501 Rolls Rd
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 854-8545
Grades: NS-PK
| 67 students
St. John The Baptist Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
2304 Church St
Mchenry, IL 60051
(815) 385-3959
Grades: PK-5
| 100 students
Woodstock Christian School
(Christian)
1201 Dean St
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-1391
Grades: K-9
| 42 students
Zion Lutheran School & Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
4206 W Elm St
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-4488
Grades: PK-K
| 65 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Mchenry County, Illinois

Mchenry County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Faith Lutheran High School (Closed 2018)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
174 McHenry Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 479-9305
Grades: 9-12
| 81 students
Fox Valley Christian School (Closed 2010)
Alternative School (Baptist)
509 Front St
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0126
Grades: 5-12
| 10 students

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