Best of Chicago 2019: Education

Better: Best of 2019

When it comes to education, finding the right school or supplemental resource can be challenging. Luckily, we cut out the guess work with our ninth annual “Best Of” awards, where you shared your favorite, most trusted picks for Chicago area education.

Best Chicago-Area University/College

Northwestern University

633 Clark St., Evanston

Best of 2019: Northwestern University
Photo courtesy of Northwestern University.

One of the country’s top private research and teaching universities is located in the heart of Evanston.

Best Preschool

Lake Forest Country Day School

145 S. Green Bay Road, Lake Forest

Lake Forest Country Day School is a co-educational independent school that welcomes students as early as age 2 into its Early Childhood Center.

Best Private School

The Cove School

350 Lee Road, Northbrook

Best of 2019: The Cove School
Photo by Michael Lee Photography.

For more than 70 years, this school has been a national leader in learning disability education, serving almost 170 students each year (but limiting class sizes to 10 or fewer students). Cove believes “that every child, given the appropriate support, accommodations, and time, has the potential to learn, grow, and flourish.”

Best Public School

New Trier High School

Northfield Campus: 7 Happ Road, Northfield; Winnetka Campus: 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka

The rigorous college preparatory curriculum places New Trier High School among Illinois’ top schools for academic achievement.

Best Tutor

How About Learning

1363 Shermer Road, Northbrook

Best of 2019: How About Learning
Photo by Nicole Cwiok.

From the kindergarten classroom to ACT prep, How About Learning helps students of all ages tackle their learning obstacles.