4 Kane Private Schools Make Niche’s 2018 List of Best in Illinois
- Editor’s Note: This is the third of three stories on Niche’s 2018 list of best schools in Illinois. The previous articles looked at the best public middle schools in the state and the best public elementary schools in the state.
Kane County has some wonderful public schools, but we also have some of the best private schools in the state of Illinois.
A recently published 2018 list of best schools in Illinois by Niche ranks four Kane County private schools among the best.
Elgin Academy, Marmion Academy, Rosary High School and Aurora Christian schools all made Niche’s 2018 list.
Ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings, and more.
Niche’s No. 1 ranked private school in Illinois is Lake Forest Academy.
No. 1 ranked private school in America is Phillips Academy in Andover, MA.
Best Private High Schools in Illinois
No. 12 — Elgin Academy
- Website: elginacademy.org
- Yearly Tuition: $26,000
- Read More: https://www.niche.com/k12/elgin-academy-elgin-il/
No. 17 — Marmion Academy
- Website: marmion.org
- Yearly Tuition: $11,750
- Read More: https://www.niche.com/k12/marmion-academy-aurora-il/
No. 39 — Rosary High School
- Website: rosaryhs.com
- Yearly Tuition: $9,550
- Read More: https://www.niche.com/k12/rosary-high-school-aurora-il/
No. 66 — Aurora Christian Schools
- Website: aurorachristian.org
- Yearly Tuition: n/a
- Read More: https://www.niche.com/k12/aurora-christian-schools-aurora-il/
Read The Series
- 6 Kane Middle Schools Make Niche’s 2018 List of Best in Illinois
- 3 Kane Elementary Schools Make Niche’s 2018 List of Best in Illinois
- TODAY: 4 Kane Private Schools Make Niche’s 2018 List of Best in Illinois
2018 Best Private High Schools Methodology
The 2018 Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users. Additional data is also collected from schools directly. Learn where our data comes from. Note: Niche has a separate ranking for 2018 Best Public High Schools.
|Composite SAT/ACT Score||Average SAT/ACT composite score (normalized to the same scale), as reported by Niche users from this school.||Self-reported by Niche users||30.0%|
|Top Colleges Score||Average score of colleges that students are most interested in or go on to attend, based on Niche Best Colleges ranking.||Self-reported by Niche users||25.0%|
|College Enrollment||Percentage of seniors who go on to four-year colleges.||National Center for Education Statistics||15.0%|
|Culture & Diversity Grade||Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.||Niche||10.0%|
|Parent/Student Surveys on Overall Experience||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding the overall experience of students and parents from the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||10.0%|
|Student-Teacher Ratio||Ratio of students to full-time teachers. Please note: Student-teacher ratio is not a representation of average class size.||National Center for Education Statistics||10.0%|
The same methodology is used to produce the Overall Niche Grade for each ranked school as well as additional schools. Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools. Niche also collects data directly from schools via our school data update form. If you work for a school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.
For more details about how we calculate our rankings, click here.