Top 10 Best Rockford Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 26 private schools serving 5,741 students in Rockford, IL (there are 45 public schools, serving 27,766 public students). 17% of all K-12 students in Rockford, IL are educated in private schools (compared to the IL state average of 12%).
The best top ranked private schools in Rockford, IL include St. Rita School, Holy Family Catholic School and Rockford Boylan Catholic High School.
The average acceptance rate is 95%, which is higher than the Illinois private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
65% of private schools in Rockford, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Baptist).

Top Ranked Rockford Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Alpine Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
325 North Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 399-7492
Grades: PK-8
| 45 students
Christian Life Schools
(Assembly of God)
(2)
5950 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 877-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 798 students
Holy Family Catholic School
(Catholic)
4407 Highcrest Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 398-5331
Grades: PK-8
| 381 students
Keith Country Day School
Special Program Emphasis
1 Jacoby Pl
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 399-8823
Grades: PK-12
| 213 students
Our Lady Sacred Heart Academy
Our Lady Sacred Heart Academy Photo - OLSHA Preschool
(Catholic)
(5)
3445 Elmwood Rd
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 399-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 96 students
Rockford Boylan Catholic High School
Rockford Boylan Catholic High School Photo - Boylan Catholic HS Main Entrance
(Catholic)
4000 Saint Francis Dr
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 877-0531
Grades: 9-12
| 591 students
Rockford Christian Schools
(Christian)
(2)
1401 N Bell School Road
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 391-8000
Grades: PK-12
| 967 students
Rockford Iqra' School
Rockford Iqra' School Photo - 3rd grade
(Islamic)
5925 Darlene Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 397-6899
Grades: PK-10
| 144 students
Rockford Lutheran Academy
Rockford Lutheran Academy Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
4700 Augustana Drive
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 226-4947
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rockford Lutheran School
Rockford Lutheran School Photo - Junior High Orchestra
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(2)
3411 N Alpine Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 877-9551
Grades: PK-12
| 748 students
St. Rita School
(Catholic)
6284 Valley Knoll Dr
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 398-3466
Grades: PK-8
| 251 students
220 S Lyford Rd
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 670-5249
Grades: Inquire with school
| 3 students
Alpine Academy
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
(1)
5001 Forest View Ave
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 227-8894
Grades: PK-5
| 107 students
Berean Baptist Christian School
(Baptist)
5626 Safford Road
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 962-4841
Grades: PK-12
| 210 students
Cathedral Baptist School
Cathedral Baptist School Photo - In pursuit of excellence in education, the mission of Cathedral Baptist School is to assist parents by helping equip students to embrace truth, strive for academic excellence, and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches, and communities for Christ.
(Baptist)
5622 35th St
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-3883
Grades: PK-12
| 107 students
East Riverside KinderCare
East Riverside KinderCare Photo - Our infants are busy working on problem solving and hand-eye coordination with the stacking rings in the classroom.
Daycare / Preschool
6473 East Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 636-2200
Grades: NS-PK
| 120 students
Lydia Urban Academy-rockford
(Christian)
2323 S 6th St
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 966-0039
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
Maray Drive KinderCare
Maray Drive KinderCare Photo - Events like Muffins with Mom are a way to keep our families engaged with what we have going on in our center!
Daycare / Preschool
4345 Maray Dr.
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 226-9090
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Montessori Private Academy
Montessori School
(3)
8101 Sayer Rd
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 332-8101
Grades: PK-9
| 142 students
North Love Christian
(Baptist)
5301 E Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 209-2634
Grades: PK-12
| 116 students
Northridge KinderCare
Northridge KinderCare Photo - Infant Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
3890 Northridge Dr.
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 877-7887
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Rockford KinderCare
Rockford KinderCare Photo - Front of Building
Daycare / Preschool
308 N. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 398-2800
Grades: NS-PK
| 120 students
Ryan Jury Child Development Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
122 Williams Park
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 489-9501
Grades: NS
| 13 students
St. Bernadette Catholic School
St. Bernadette Catholic School Photo - St. Bernadette Catholic School, Rockford Illinois
(Catholic)
(3)
2300 North Bell Avenue
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 968-2288
Grades: PK-8
| 114 students
St. Paul Cogic Academy
(Church of God in Christ)
1001 Bishop Washington Ave
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 965-4308
Grades: NS-5
| 25 students
Spectrum School
Spectrum School Photo - Julia reading the book "Alma" to our Early and Intermediate classes!
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
4848 Turner Street
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 877-1600
Grades: PK-9
| 138 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Rockford, Illinois

Rockford, Illinois Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6413 Forest Hills Road
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 877-1489
Grades: NS-7
| 64 students
4312 20th Street
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-4483
Grades: 5
| 10 students
7007 Flora Road
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 968-3243
Grades: PK-9
| 34 students
409 N 1st St
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 962-8515
Grades: PK-8
| 155 students
St. Paul Lutheran School (Closed 2017)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
811 Locust St
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 963-5435
Grades: NS-8
| 82 students
1231 N Court St
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 963-3620
Grades: PK-8
| 160 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Rockford, IL?
The top ranked private schools in Rockford, IL include St. Rita School, Holy Family Catholic School and Rockford Boylan Catholic High School.
How many private schools are located in Rockford, IL?
26 private schools are located in Rockford, IL.
How diverse are private schools in Rockford, IL?
Rockford, IL private schools are approximately 23% minority students, which is lower than the Illinois private school average of 34%.
What percentage of students in Rockford, IL go to private school?
17% of all K-12 students in Rockford, IL are educated in private schools (compared to the IL state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Rockford, IL?
65% of private schools in Rockford, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Baptist).

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