Best Illinois Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 33 private schools with special program emphasis serving 6,457 students in Illinois.
The best top ranked with special program emphasis private schools in Illinois include Quest Academy, Avery Coonley School and Lycee Francais De Chicago.
The average tuition cost is $15,865, which is higher than the Illinois private school average tuition cost of $8,351.
30% of private schools with special program emphasis in Illinois are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Islamic).
Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top Ranked Illinois Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (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
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
Chicago Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
1300 W Loyola Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 465-2662
Grades: PK-12
| 371 students
Countryside School
Special Program Emphasis
4301 W Kirby Avenue
Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 355-1253
Grades: K-8
| 153 students
Gateway Academy & Learning Center
Special Program Emphasis
17710 Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 756-5000
Grades: K-12
| 137 students
Islamic Foundation School
Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
(4)
300 W Highridge Rd
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 941-8800
Grades: NS-12
| 715 students
Keith Country Day School
Special Program Emphasis
1 Jacoby Pl
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 399-8823
Grades: PK-12
| 281 students
Lycee Francais De Chicago
Lycee Francais De Chicago Photo - Our beautiful new outdoor spaces put big smiles on our students' faces!
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
1929 W. Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 665-0066
Grades: K-12
| 772 students
St. Blase Polish Catholic School
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
6101 S 75th Ave
Summit Argo, IL 60501
(708) 458-8772
Grades: PK-12
| 817 students
St. Fabian's Educational Center
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
7450 W 83rd St
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(708) 458-6150
Grades: PK-11
| 350 students
St. Procopius Dual Language School
St. Procopius Dual Language School Photo - Located in the Pilsen neighborhood, St. Procopius Dual Language School is Chicago's ONLY Dual Language Catholic School.
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
1625 S Allport St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 421-5135
Grades: PK-8
| 213 students
Science & Arts Academy
Science & Arts Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
1825 Miner St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-7880
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Bennett Day School
Bennett Day School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
955 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 236-6388
Grades: PK-12
| 244 students
Carriers Of Light
Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
900 E Geneva Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 474-1265
Grades: PK-6
| 77 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
Childrens Palace
Special Program Emphasis
3237 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 588-5575
Grades: K-6
| 31 students
Christ The King Lutheran School
Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3701 S Lake Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 536-1984
Grades: NS-8
| 37 students
Da Vinci Waldorf School
Da Vinci Waldorf School Photo - JPK.MEDIA
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
150 W Bonner Road
Wauconda, IL 60084
(847) 526-1372
Grades: PK-8
| 126 students
Dba City Garden Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
920 W 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 421-3050
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
The Einstein Academy
The Einstein Academy Photo - Fun with science!
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
747 Davis Rd
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 697-3836
Grades: PK-12
| 94 students
French School
Special Program Emphasis
562 Green Bay Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 501-5800
Grades: PK-K
| 37 students
French-american School Of Chicago
Special Program Emphasis
615 W Kemper Pl
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 534-5720
Grades: K-12
| 82 students
Futureworld Nfp
Special Program Emphasis
1744 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615
(312) 719-4907
Grades: 1-12
| 41 students
German International School Chicago
German International School Chicago Photo - STEAM in Preschool
Special Program Emphasis
1726 W Berteau Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 857-3000
Grades: NS-8
| 170 students
Kc's Academy LLC
Kc's Academy LLC Photo - Infant 1 circle time area
Special Program Emphasis
3110 N. Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 665-4940
Grades: K-1
| 14 students
Lahr-well Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
903 N. Second Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 288-8024
Grades: PK-12
| 19 students
Lubavitch Mesivta Of Chicago
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
2756 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 262-0430
Grades: 9-11
| 121 students
Misericordia School
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
2060 W Granville Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 273-4744
Grades: PK-12
| 6 students
Niles Korean School
Special Program Emphasis
8257 W Harrison St
Niles, IL 60714
(847) 902-4141
Grades: K-9
| 174 students
Prairie School Of Dupage
Special Program Emphasis
1926 N Main St
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 690-6000
Grades: PK-4
| 45 students
St. Sava Academy
Special Program Emphasis
5701 N. Redwood Drive
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 714-0299
Grades: PK-8
| 138 students
Spectrum School
Spectrum School Photo - Early Elementary students using pattern blocks and mirrors to explore symmetry
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
4848 Turner St.
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 877-1600
Grades: PK-8
| 84 students
Tallgrass Sudbury School
Tallgrass Sudbury School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
82 Woodside Rd
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 777-1037
Grades: K-12
| 26 students

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