Best Illinois Boarding Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 2 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 728 students located throughout Illinois.

Top Illinois Boarding Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Lake Forest Academy
Lake Forest Academy Photo - Lake Forest Academy's 435 students are from 15 states and 35 countries. LFA is commited to diversity and inclusion; our student body includes 25% international students, 34% domestic students of color, and 33% of students receive financial aid.
(2)
1500 West Kennedy Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-3267
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 435 students
Saint Bede Academy
Saint Bede Academy Photo - With an average student population of 300, our small class sizes offer students one-on-one interaction with their instructors.
(Catholic)
24 W US Highway 6
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 250-0285
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students

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