Top Illinois Boarding Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Illinois, serving 2,938 students.
Lake Forest Academy Photo - Everyone at LFA (students, faculty, and staff) belongs to one of four houses - Bird, Lewis, Sargent, or Welch. The four Houses compete in a series of mini competitions throughout the year and the House that earns the most points WINS!
Top Illinois Boarding Schools (2019-20)
- School Location Grades Students
- 24 W US Hwy 6
Peru, IL 61354
Grades: 9-12 | 292 students
- 700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
- 1 Carmel Parkway
Mundelein, IL 60060
Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
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