Chicago Schools

Good Schools in Chicago

Buying a Chicago Home Near a Good School

From preschool to high school, buyers today are more concerned than every with how close a potential home is to a well-rated school in Chicago. With several top-rated neighborhood schools in some of Chicago’s best neighborhoods like Lincoln Park and Lakeview, many parents want to be sure they purchase a home within the school’s boundaries so their children (or even future children) are eligible to enroll.

Coveted schools in Chicago include:

Lincoln Park schools

Lincoln Park Elementary School
Public, Grades K-8

Lincoln Park High School
Public, Grades 9-12

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy
Public, Grades PK-8

French American School of Chicago
Private, Grades K-12

Francis W Parker School
Private, Grades PK-12

Lake View Schools

Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy
Public, Grades K-8

Lane Technical High School
Public, Grades 8-12

Blaine Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Burley Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Devry Advantage Academy High School
Public, Grades 11-12

Hamilton Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Agassiz Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Greeley Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Inter-American Elementary Magnet School
Public, Grades PK-8

Jahn Elementary School
Public, Grades PK-8

Alcott College Prep
Public, Grades 9-11

Alphonsus Academy & Center For Arts
Private, Grades PK-8

St Andrew School
Private, Grades PK-8

St. Luke Academy
Private, Grades PK-8

The Chicago Public Schools School Locator is a great tool for determining whether an address is within the bounds of a particular school.

Chicago Schools Links

Chicago Public Schools

Illinois Board of Education Public School Report Cards

Catholic Schools (Office of Catholic Schools of Chicago)

Chicago Area Independent Schools

Jewish High Schools (Virtual Jewish Chicago)

Lutheran Schools (Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation)

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