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2024 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois

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  1. #2 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of two children who attended preschool at British, I cannot recommend this school highly enough. The nurturing environment and a robust curriculum provided my children with a strong...The teachers at the British are truly exceptional. They are dedicated, caring, and skilled at fostering a love of learning. Most are British, but it is a stable group, with many having moved to...When asked about the school, we say everything is great except for the price. They are very transparent about the costs though, and there are no major hidden expenses or fundraising expectations...The student body is a mix of Americans (the largest group) and others around the world (with a bias toward Asia and Europe). We saw that as a huge positive and exposed our kids (and ourselves) to....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1330,

    Average ACT: 29,

  2. #5 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Latin School of Chicago

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    116 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I came to latin after I graduated 8th grade for high school. I came during covid into a new foreign environment with only one friend from my middle school joining me. My middle school was extremely....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1370,

    Average ACT: 32,

  3. #6 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Saint Ignatius College Prep

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    388 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I think St. Ignatius is a very welcoming school, not just to students, but to the resources and tools said students need in order to grow. The school encourages only the best and in result, births....

    Read 388 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1350,

    Average ACT: 30,

  4. #9 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Northridge Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    NILES, IL,

    6-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Northridge Preparatory School is the best place to challenge yourself academically while also strengthening your faith. What makes Northridge unique is that an all-male faculty teaches the all-male....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1330,

    Average ACT: 29,

  5. #14 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Christian Heritage Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTHFIELD, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    109 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Christian Heritage Academy has been life-changing. The teachers here truly care about you and your well-being and are more than qualified to give a strong, meaningful education.....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 30,

  6. #16 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    The Chicago Academy for the Arts

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    119 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Academy is a model for a small successful arts high school that nurtures both academic and creative growth. It includes traditional art forms such as dance, music, visual arts, theater and....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1240,

    Average ACT: 27,

  7. #20 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Schaumburg Christian School

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    Private School,

    SCHAUMBURG, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    85 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent who has been with Schaumburg Christian School since my children were three years old, I can confidently say that our experience has been nothing short of exceptional. The teachers and...Overall, my experience with SCS has been incredibly rewarding, and we look forward to continuing to be a part of this wonderful school community. Highly recommended to any parent seeking a nurturing....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1250,

    Average ACT: 28,

  8. #24 Best College Prep Private High Schools in Illinois.

    Naperville Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NAPERVILLE, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I was previously unfamiliar with the classical education approach but it focuses on critical thinking and learning a subject matter by example instead of memorizing or listening to long lectures. ...I was originally concerned that class sizes were too small and my children would have few options for friends but they quickly made many friends, including students from other grades. It's also....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1350,

    Average ACT: 29,

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