Best Illinois Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 43 private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 14,718 students in Illinois. You can also find more schools membership associations in Illinois.
The best top ranked belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) private schools in Illinois include Quest Academy, GCE Lab School and Avery Coonley School.
The average tuition cost is $23,586, which is higher than the Illinois private school average tuition cost of $8,276.
19% of private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in Illinois are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Illinois (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Avery Coonley School
Avery Coonley School Photo - #seahorsepride
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
1400 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 969-0800
Grades: PK-8
| 338 students
GCE Lab School
GCE Lab School Photo
(1)
9 West Washington St, Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 643-0991
Grades: 9-12
| n/a 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
| 255 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
3751 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-1858
Grades: NS-8
| 501 students
Catherine Cook School
Catherine Cook School Photo
(1)
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-3381
Grades: NS-8
| 573 students
Chiaravalle Montessori School
Chiaravalle Montessori School Photo - Early Childhood students cultivate herbs and vegetables in the Learning Garden. Chiaravalle was honored to be recognized as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School for its commitment to environmental education and energy efficiency.
Montessori School
425 Dempster St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-2190
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Countryside School
Special Program Emphasis
4301 W Kirby Avenue
Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 355-1253
Grades: K-8
| 153 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
| 337 students
330 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 797-5501
Grades: PK-12
| 907 students
Glenwood Academy
Glenwood Academy Photo
500 W 187th St
Glenwood, IL 60425
(708) 754-0175
Grades: 2-8
| 105 students
Keith Country Day School
Special Program Emphasis
1 Jacoby Pl
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 399-8823
Grades: PK-12
| 281 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
| 380 students
The Latin School Of Chicago
(2)
59 W North Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 582-6000
Grades: PK-12
| 1,137 students
Montini Catholic High School
Montini Catholic High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
19W070 16th Street
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 627-6930
Grades: 9-12
| 635 students
Morgan Park Academy
Morgan Park Academy Photo
2153 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 881-6700
Grades: PK-12
| 452 students
Near North Montessori
Near North Montessori Photo - Near North Montessori School
Montessori School
1434 W Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 384-1434
Grades: NS-8
| 579 students
310 Green Bay Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0674
Grades: PK-12
| 541 students
Roycemore School
Roycemore School Photo
(11)
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6055
Grades: PK-12
| 230 students
Sacred Heart Schools
Sacred Heart Schools Photo
(Roman Catholic)
6250 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 262-4446
Grades: PK-8
| 718 students
St. Francis High School
(Roman Catholic)
2130 W Roosevelt Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 668-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 731 students
1362 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-1638
Grades: PK-12
| 2,170 students
1310 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 733-5337
Grades: NS-8
| 129 students
Wolcott School
Wolcott School Photo - Wolcott School
(1)
524 N. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 610-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 145 students
A-karrasel Enterprises, Inc.
Daycare / Preschool
5504 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60639
(773) 637-1022
Grades: NS-PK
| 64 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
Austin Career Education Center
Alternative School
5352 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 626-6988
Grades: 10-12
| 146 students
Camelot-nwca
Special Education School
(1)
315 N 6th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 787-4144
Grades: 1-12
| 79 students
The Chicago Academy For The Arts
The Chicago Academy For The Arts Photo - Chicagoland's independent high school for the arts.
Special Program Emphasis
1010 W Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 421-0202
Grades: 9-12
| 137 students
Children's Garden Montessori School
Montessori School
165 N Lombard Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 383-6570
Grades: K
| 45 students
Countryside Day School
Countryside Day School Photo
Montessori School
1985 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-1105
Grades: PK-8
| 149 students
Fairyland Nursery School
Daycare / Preschool
4350 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
(773) 725-1246
Grades: PK-K
| 65 students
Holy Family Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
2400 S Franklin Street Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 423-7049
Grades: PK-8
| 240 students
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