Since our founding in 1919, North Shore has been an exceptional environment for teaching and learning.
With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides a wealth of opportunities for all students to excel - in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, and in their communities.
Just as our students are well rounded, so too are our faculty, who bring a variety of talents to the School.
North Shore Country Day School is a JK-12 community rooted in tradition that challenges each member to develop a passion for active, life-long learning and respect for others.
Committed to academic excellence, the partnership of students, faculty, parents and alumni fosters intellectually curious, independent and critical thinkers.
We embrace diversity, knowing we are enriched by different backgrounds, voices and talents.
The full participation of each student in academics, athletics, arts and activities is a core value.
We develop self-confident, ethical citizens of the world who embody our motto, Live and Serve.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked IL School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 541 students
- Yearly Tuition: $36,480
- Average class size: 12 students
- Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
- Source: Verified school update
North Shore Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Total Sports Offered
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does North Shore Country Day School cost?
North Shore Country Day School's tuition is approximately $36,480 for private students.
What sports does North Shore Country Day School offer?
North Shore Country Day School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. North Shore Country Day School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.
What is North Shore Country Day School's ranking?
North Shore Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered, Oldest founding date and Largest endowments.
When is the application deadline for North Shore Country Day School?
The application deadline for North Shore Country Day School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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