Best Illinois Nonsectarian Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 542 nonsectarian private schools in Illinois. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in Illinois.
The best top ranked nonsectarian private schools in Illinois include Montessori Language Academy, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School and Quest Academy.

Top Ranked Nonsectarian Private Schools 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
Gold Coast Prep School
Gold Coast Prep School Photo - Halloween Fun!
(3)
900 N Franklin St Ste 104
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 944-5600
Grades: PK-8
| 88 students
Montessori Language Academy
Montessori Language Academy Photo - Solar System Work
Montessori School
314 Circle Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-5030
Grades: PK-K
| 35 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
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Photo
Special Education School
6245 S. Ingleside Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 420-2900
Grades: 4-12
| 67 students
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School Photo - Welcome! Come on in and see all we have to offer!
Montessori School
(2)
9300 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 850-5490
Grades: NS-8
| 100 students
Brehm Preparatory School
Brehm Preparatory School Photo
Special Education School
(1)
950 S. Brehm Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-9156
Grades: 8-12
| 73 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
Fusion Academy Evanston
Alternative School
847 Chicago Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 868-8693
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Lake Forest
Fusion Academy Lake Forest Photo - Our Social Homework Cafe. All homework is completed on campus and never supposed to go home! We teach students to get the work done when it is assigned and turn it in immediately. Parents no longer worry about work completion.
Alternative School
(5)
840 S. Waukegan Road, Suite 224
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 295-4039
Grades: 6-12
| 67 students
Fusion Academy Oak Brook
Alternative School
3041 Butterfield Road, Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 368-0824
Grades: 6-12
| 29 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
Montessori Habitat
Montessori Habitat Photo - Call us at 217-366-3260 to learn more about our ~ preschool classroom ~ elementary classroom ~ and ~ middle school classroom. Visit our website at www.montessorihabitatschool.org. Affiliated with the American Montessori Society
Montessori School
801 & 805 West Kirby Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 366-3260
Grades: PK-8
| 86 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
American School
American School Photo
2200 E 170th St
Lansing, IL 60438
(708) 418-2800
Grades: 6-12
| 6,319 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
The Barbereux School
Daycare / Preschool
3333 Culver St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-3215
Grades: PK-1
| 53 students
Beacon Academy
Beacon Academy Photo
Montessori School
1574 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(224) 999-1177
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
814 & 821 W. Eastman Street
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 907-5000
Grades: NS-5
| 525 students
161 West 9th Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 998-2472
Grades: NS-12
| 604 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
Chicago Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
1300 W Loyola Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 465-2662
Grades: PK-12
| 371 students
Childs Voice School
Childs Voice School Photo - At Child’s Voice children with hearing loss are provided the skills and tools needed to learn to listen and to speak, to enjoy the sounds of everyday.
Special Education School
180 Hansen Ct
Wood Dale, IL 60191
(630) 595-8200
Grades: NS-2
| 140 students
Clare Woods Academy
Special Education School
(12)
125 E. Seminary Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 289-4221
Grades: K-12
| 68 students
Council Oak Montessori School
Council Oak Montessori School Photo - Team building exercises on the first day of school.
Montessori School
2521 Grove St
Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 926-9720
Grades: PK-8
| 58 students
Countryside School
Special Program Emphasis
4301 W Kirby Avenue
Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 355-1253
Grades: K-8
| 153 students
Creative Montessori Learning Center
Montessori School
550 S Edgewood Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 620-5505
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
Detour 2 Discovery Day School
Daycare / Preschool
2001 S Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 949-2273
Grades: NS-K
| 153 students
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Photo
Alternative School
2739-41 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 342-8022
Grades: 10-12
| 165 students
Dupage Montessori School
Dupage Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(6)
1111 E Warrenville Rd
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 369-6899
Grades: PK-8
| 289 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
Forest Bluff School
Forest Bluff School Photo
Montessori School
(10)
8 W Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847) 295-8338
Grades: NS-8
| 145 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
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