Chicago-Area Private School Guide: Independent Schools

Chicago School Guide Independent Schools

Baker Demonstration School

201 Sheridan Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
Cook County
Pre-8th grade
Co-ed
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS, LMAIS, PEN

 

Black Bear Academy

1801 W Byron St
Chicago, IL 60613
18 months – SK
Co-ed

 

British International School of Chicago

161 W. 9th St
Chicago, IL 60605
South Loop
Ages 3-18
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:9:1
Accreditation: IPC, IGCSE, IBP, ENC, NIPSA, CIS

 

Bubbles Academy

2184 North Elston
Chicago, IL 60614
Lincoln Park
Pre-PreK
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:6:1

 

Chicago City Day School

541 W Hawthorne Pl
Chicago, IL 60657
Boystown
Junior K-8
Co-ed
Accreditation: NCA/Cognia, ISACS

 

Chicago Waldorf School

5200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Rogers Park / Andersonville
PreK – 12
Co-ed
Accreditation: AWSNA, ISACS, LMAIS, NAIS, WECAN

 

Elgin Academy

350 Park St
Elgin, IL 60120
Kane County
Pre-12th grade
Co-ed
Independent
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS

 

Francis W. Parker School

330 West Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
Lincoln Park
JK-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent

 

Fusion Academy Chicago

1440 N. Dayton St, Suite 104
Chicago, IL 60642
6-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:1:1
Independent
Accreditation: MSA-CESS, Cognia

 

Fusion Academy Evanston

847 Chicago Ave, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60202
Cook County
6-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:1:1
Independent
Accreditation: MSA-CESS, Cognia

 

Fusion Academy Lake Forest

840 S. Waukegan Rd, Suite 224
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Lake County
6-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:1:1
Independent
Accreditation: MSA-CESS, Cognia

 

Fusion Academy Oak Brook

3041 Butterfield Rd, Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
DuPage County
6-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:1:1
Independent
Accreditation: MSA-CESS, Cognia

 

GCE Lab School

1535 N Dayton St
Chicago, IL 60642
9-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:7:1
Independent
Accreditation: NAIS, Cognia ISBE

 

GEMS World Academy

350 East South Water St
Chicago, IL 60601
Pre – 12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:7:1
Independent
Accreditation: NAIS, IB, NEASC Candidate

 

Hyde Park Day School (Chicago)

6254 S. Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Woodlawn
Ages 6-15
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:5:1
Independent
Accreditation: NCA, ISACS, LMAIS, IDA

 

Hyde Park Day School (Lemont)

13860 Main St
Lemont, IL 60439
Cook
Ages 6-15
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:5:1
Independent
Accreditation: NCA, ISACS, LMAIS, IDA

 

Hyde Park Day School (Northfield)

1980 Old Willow Rd
Northfield, IL 60093
Cook County
Ages 6-15
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:5:1
Independent
Accreditation: NCA, ISACS, LMAIS, IDA

 

Lake Forest Academy

1500 West Kennedy Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Lake
9-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:6:1
Independent
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS

 

Lake Forest Country Day School

145 South Green Bay Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Lake
Pre – 8
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:7:1
Independent
Accreditation: NAIS, ISACS

 

Latin School of Chicago

59 W. North Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
Near North Side
JK-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent
Accreditation: NAIS, ISACS

 

Midwest Academy for Gifted Education

1164 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
K-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent
Young = no accreditations yet

 

Morgan Park Academy

2153 W. 111th St
Chicago, IL 60643
Morgan Park
PreK-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS, LMAIS

 

North Shore Country Day School

310 Green Bay Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093
Cook
JK-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent
Accreditation: NAIS, LMAIS, ISACS

 

Providence St. Mel School

119 South Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
East Garfield Park
Pre-12th grade
Co-ed
Independent

 

Roycemore School

1200 Davis St
Evanston, IL 60201
Cook
Pre-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:6:1
Independent
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS, LMAIS

 

The Chicago Grammar School

900 N Frankline
Chicago, IL 60610
PK-8
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:10:1
Independent

 

The Cove School

350 Lee Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Cook County
K-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:4:1
Independent
Accreditation: ISBE

 

Wolcott School

524 N Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
West Town
9-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:7:1
Independent
Accreditation: ISACS, NAIS, LMAIS, ISBE, IHSA, NACAC, IACAC

 

The Chicago Academy for the Arts

1010 West Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
West Town
9-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:4:1
Independent (Arts focus)
Accreditation: ISACS, ISBE, NAIS, ASN, IHSA

 

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

1362 E. 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Hyde Park
Nursery School – 12th Grade
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:8:1
Independent (University Affiliated)
Accreditation: CIS, ISACS

 

American School

2200 East 170th St
Lansing, IL 60438
Cook County
6-12
Co-ed
Independent (Distanced Learning)
Accreditation: MSA-CESS, Ai, NCPSA

 

Lycée Français de Chicago

1929 West Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Lincoln Square
PreK-12
Co-ed
Student/Teacher Ratio:9:1
Independent, French
Accreditation: AEFE, IB, NAIS, ISBE, ISACS, FISNA

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