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NAIS Member Schools in the Chicago Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I was a student at lab since preschool, and I can say I thoroughly enjoyed it. The lower grades especially had something special about them. Elementary classes were based on projects and exploration,....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,051,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    North Shore Country Day

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WINNETKA, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says North Shore is by no doubt an amazing school. While it is small and a bit sheltered, the school culture promotes independence and hard work in their students through rigorous courses and workloads.....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 547,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Roycemore School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    EVANSTON, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our family came to Roycemore in 8th grade from another independent school in the Chicagoland area. We chose Roycemore because of the small, individual attention each student receives. When my....

    Read 155 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 244,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Francis W. Parker School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    63 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a former black student at Parker, I’ll try an give as unbiased a review as possible. My experience was from 7th grade until sophomore year between the years of 2002-2006. I was fortunate enough to....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 935,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LAKE FOREST, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I am not going to sugar coat this. I was skeptical of Woodlands at first. It is small, tucked away in Lake Forest, and single gender. Maybe this was an environment that was too protected,...The school is diverse and composed of students from the City, the burbs, and international locations that span the socio-economic spectrum. The academics are great and exceed expectation. If a student seeks challenge, the answer is always yes! If a student tries to back away from their potential, a teacher is on it. Students...Girls learn to advocate & take pride in their accomplishments. Upon graduation they leave WA self-sufficient & confident women. They are ready to define their unique place in society.Despite school size, college placement is amazing! Deserves all the accolades!.

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 131,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Lycée Français de Chicago

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says It's a small school. Everyone knows each other. It's very much a community of foreigners in Chicago. However, there are Americans. Students always come out of my school as bilingual in French and....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 746,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Beacon Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    EVANSTON, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I wasn't sure what to expect when I heard there was a Montessori inspired high school. The more I learn, I realize that Montessori goes hand-in-hand with International Baccalaureate and Real-life...The students have a lot of choice in their course selection, and within courses the students who have a burning desire to dive deeper are given that runway. My teen happens to be fairly aggressive in...Honestly the students are thriving because their teachers are amazing - they bring creativity, joy, authenticity AND rigor to the classroom. Thank you Beacon for recruiting, hiring, and retaining...I haven't seen anything like Beacon and wholeheartedly I support this model of educating students..

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 213,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Northridge Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NILES, IL,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Northridge was a once in a lifetime experience for me. I walked in the halls as a young boy not knowing what to expect and came out as a man. That includes knowing my goals in life, learning my...-Jack Figliuolo.

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Elgin Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ELGIN, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our rising junior will be entering their 14th year at Elgin Academy, having attended since pre-K. That alone speaks volumes - we've offered our child the opportunity to change schools at lower....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 227,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Loyola Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WILMETTE, IL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Loyola Academy is a great school as long as you can foot the bill and desire Jesuit values in education. Loyola’s strengths are its athletics and college readiness. Athletics are a huge part of the....

    Read 306 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,000,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #21 Best Private High Schools in Chicago Area.

    GEMS World Academy Chicago

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter has been at GEMs for 5 years now. I am so impressed by this institution. The faculty, teachers, students, peers, mentors, and just the campus itself exceeds any expectation I could have....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 440,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  12. Bennett Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our family loves the focus on learning by doing at Bennett. Students and teachers are always working together in project-based learning, and they are being prepared for the real world from a young....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 321,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  13. Science & Arts Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DES PLAINES, IL,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The quality of educational at the Academy, the caliber of faculty and the hospitality of the staff/administration are all exemplary. We enrolled our daughter in the Academy's summer program after receiving a referral from another parent in the area and the experience was amazing. Every afternoon upon returning from the Academy,....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 265,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  14. Frances Xavier Warde School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-8,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says The Frances Xavier Warde School (FXW) is an amazing school - with an amazing school community! I work here and have two children attend school here as well. My kids adore their teachers, their...FXW has great after school co-curriculars that add to the wonderful learning experience. After school co-curriculars consist of volleyball, basketball, chess club, STEM classes, choir, flag football,...I am very thankful to this school community for the countless ways they have supported my family and my children in their growth and development. I am thankful to the school administration and....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 883,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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