Top 5 Best St. Clair County Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 30 private schools serving 4,162 students in St. Clair County, IL (there are 93 public schools, serving 39,176 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in St.
Clair County, IL are educated in private schools compared to the IL state average of 12%.
The best top ranked private schools in St. Clair County, IL include St. Clare Catholic School, St. John The Baptist School and Governor French Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 97%, which is higher than the Illinois private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
77% of private schools in St. Clair County, IL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked St. Clair County Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
St. James Catholic School
St. James Catholic School Photo - Members of the Pet Patrol clean cages and write care pet plans.
(Catholic)
412 W Washington St
Millstadt, IL 62260
(618) 476-3510
Grades: PK-8
| 142 students
Althoff Catholic High School
(Catholic)
5401 W Main St
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 235-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 380 students
First Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
1111 E Highway 50
O Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 726-6040
Grades: K-12
| 265 students
Governor French Academy
Governor French Academy Photo - WYSE Academic Challenge Team 2014
(2)
219 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-7542
Grades: PK-12
| 120 students
St. Clare Catholic School
(Catholic)
214 W 3rd St
O Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 632-6327
Grades: NS-8
| 467 students
St. John The Baptist School
(Catholic)
10 S Lincoln St
Smithton, IL 62285
(618) 233-0581
Grades: PK-8
| 83 students
Zion Lutheran School Belleville
Zion Lutheran School Belleville Photo - Growing the minds of all learners, from little to middles and impacting lives for future generations.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1810 Mcclintock Ave
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 234-0275
Grades: NS-8
| 300 students
Berean Christian School
Berean Christian School Photo - Preschool/Kindergarten
(Christian)
(1)
5100 N Illinois St
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
(618) 825-0609
Grades: K-9
| 73 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
8809 W Main St
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 397-1111
Grades: PK-8
| 251 students
Calvary Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
423 Lucinda Ave
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 234-3620
Grades: 1-3
| 7 students
Discovery School
Daycare / Preschool
810 Obernuefemann Road
O Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 632-3670
Grades: NS-PK
| 120 students
323 Benedictine Ct
O Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 726-2022
Grades: PK-7
| 28 students
Faith Baptist School
(Baptist)
413 E Main St
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 234-3391
Grades: PK-12
| 48 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
1160 Fortune Boulevard
O Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 624-2750
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Holy Childhood School
(Catholic)
215 N John St
Mascoutah, IL 62258
(618) 566-2922
Grades: PK-8
| 211 students
Holy Rosary School
(Catholic)
2727 N 43rd Street
East Saint Louis, IL 62201
(618) 271-8600
Grades: K-8
| 133 students
Holy Trinity Catholic School
(Catholic)
504 Fountains Pkwy
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
(618) 628-7395
Grades: PK-8
| 242 students
Illinois Center For Autism
Special Education School
548 S Ruby Ln
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
(618) 398-7500
Grades: PK-12
| 113 students
Jtc Boys Academy
All-boys | Special Education School
353 N 88th St Hwy 157
East Saint Louis, IL 62203
(618) 398-2524
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
Legacy Christian Academy
(Christian)
111 S 2nd St
Caseyville, IL 62232
(618) 345-9571
Grades: PK-8
| 34 students
Montessori School-St Clair
Montessori School
2360 Country Rd
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 235-4289
Grades: PK-K
| 25 students
Notre Dame Academy
(Catholic)
200 S. Second St.
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-6414
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
Our Lady Queen Of Peace School
(Catholic)
5915 N Belt W
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 234-1206
Grades: PK-8
| 213 students
St. Agatha Elementary School
(Catholic)
207 S Market St
New Athens, IL 62264
(618) 475-2170
Grades: PK-8
| 68 students
St. Henry Elementary School
(Catholic)
5303 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 234-6061
Grades: K-8
| 101 students
St. Joseph Catholic School
(Catholic)
2 N Alton St
Freeburg, IL 62243
(618) 539-3930
Grades: PK-8
| 119 students
St. Teresa Catholic School
(Catholic)
1108 Lebanon Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 235-4066
Grades: NS-8
| 240 students
Sister Thea Bowman
(Catholic)
8213 Church Ln
East Saint Louis, IL 62203
(618) 397-0316
Grades: K-8
| 148 students
Unity Lutheran Christian Elementary School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1600 N 40th St
East Saint Louis, IL 62204
(618) 874-6605
Grades: PK-8
| 148 students
Vincent Gray Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
1048 State St
East Saint Louis, IL 62201
(618) 875-7880
Grades: Inquire with school
| 35 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in St. Clair County, Illinois

St. Clair County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
400 Louisa Avenue
Dupo, IL 62239
(618) 286-4279
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
116 E 1st St
East Saint Louis, IL 62206
(618) 337-2880
Grades: K-9
| 104 students
Jtc Academy (Closed 2019)
Special Education School
4850 Market St
East Saint Louis, IL 62207
(618) 398-2524
Grades: 1-12
| 85 students
Mamie O Stookey School (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
1306 Wabash Ave
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 234-6876
Grades: PK-12
| 64 students
1722 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 234-2476
Grades: PK-8
| 108 students

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