Top 5 Best Mchenry County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 31 private schools serving 3,677 students in Mchenry County, IL (there are 92 public schools, serving 52,103 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 Zion Lutheran School, Marian Central Catholic High School and St. Margaret Mary Catholic School.
The average acceptance rate is 96%, which is higher than the Illinois private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
45% of private schools in Mchenry County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked Mchenry County Private Schools (2024)

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
| 294 students
Montini Catholic School
(Catholic)
1405 N Richmond Rd
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-1022
Grades: PK-8
| 326 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
| 248 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
| 163 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
(Catholic)
265 King St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0496
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students
Ss Peter & Paul School
(Catholic)
416 1st St
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-3041
Grades: PK-8
| 257 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
| 228 students
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
408 Jackson St
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-5156
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
Allendale-linc
Special Education School
1055 Lake Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 206-5725
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Berkshire Drive KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
14 Berkshire Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-5490
Grades: NS-PK
| 20 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
Cary Grove KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
324 Crystal St.
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-8899
Grades: NS-PK
| 63 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
801 Georgetown Drive
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-1160
Grades: NS-K
| 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
| 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
Daycare / Preschool
(2)
2521 Harding Ln
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 337-4663
Grades: PK-K
| 82 students
Kids R Kids Learning Academy
Daycare / Preschool
475 Alexandra Blvd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-5437
Grades: PK-K
| 58 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
| students
McHenry KinderCare
McHenry KinderCare Photo - Discovery Preschool Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
4717 West Crystal Lake Rd.
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-2499
Grades: NS-PK
| 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
Notre Dame Academy
(Catholic)
10002 Harmony Hill Rd
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 923-4350
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
Primrose School Of Algonquin
Daycare / Preschool
2300 County Line Rd
Algonquin, IL 60102
(224) 333-0380
Grades: PK-K
| 186 students
Randall Road KinderCare
Randall Road KinderCare Photo - Parent check-in station
Daycare / Preschool
501 Rolls Dr.
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-7
| 112 students
Woodstock Christian School
(Christian)
1201 Dean St
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-1391
Grades: K-9
| 42 students
Zion Lutheran School & Preschool
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
4206 W Elm St
Mchenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-4488
Grades: PK-1
| 72 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Mchenry County, IL?
The top ranked private schools in Mchenry County, IL include Zion Lutheran School, Marian Central Catholic High School and St. Margaret Mary Catholic School.
How many private schools are located in Mchenry County, IL?
31 private schools are located in Mchenry County, IL.
How diverse are private schools in Mchenry County, IL?
Mchenry County, IL private schools are approximately 16% minority students, which is lower than the Illinois private school average of 34%.
What percentage of students in Mchenry County, IL go to private school?
7% of all K-12 students in Mchenry County, IL are educated in private schools (compared to the IL state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Mchenry County, IL?
45% of private schools in Mchenry County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

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