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Places With The Best Education System In Illinois 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Western Springs, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,133
76
  • Lincolnshire, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,291
71
  • Oak Brook, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,988
75
  • Lake Bluff, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,758
78
  • Northfield, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,374
79
  • River Forest, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,217
78
  • Glencoe, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,870
75
  • Wilmette, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,367
79
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,438
82
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,641
73
  • Campton Hills, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,500
78
  • Northbrook, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,538
80
  • Deerfield, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,686
74
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 74,366
  • schaumburg is a very nice place.but it is also very expensive.if you have the money it is great .there is lots to do there. lots of resteraunts and overall a very nice place to live. The prices on the
80
  • Barrington, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,449
78
  • Naperville, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 145,789
  • On June 7 traveling with my daughter and her son I drove her car to the Naperville commuter station. I parked in the public lot north of the station in stall #829. I then went to the station to pay on
79
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 75,721
  • Im a liberal and this place is great. im also a transgender and idetify as a vending machine and people accept me around here. i acted like a vending machine and someone put a $1 inside of me since i was
77
  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,554
  • I lived in Buffalo Grove, Illinois for about 8 years in my mid-twenties. I lived on the north side which is more commercial than the southern side which is more residential and family friendly. There
77
  • Geneva, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,732
80
  • La Grange, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,688
70
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,881
  • Lake Forest is a very wealthy community in what is known as 'the north shore' - 25 miles north of the city of Chicago along the shore of Lake Michigan. Two train lines run into the city so commuting is
71
  • Long Grove, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,065
69
  • Hawthorn Woods, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,590
78
  • Winnetka, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,437
81
  • Waterloo, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,197
80
  • Lisle, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,989
  • Lisle is a great place for a family. I never hear about crime and it has a family feel to it. It is close to 2 different malls (yorktown and fox valley) and because it is so close to Naperville there is
80
  • Wheaton, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,568
  • I have lived in Wheaton, Illinois for a few years now. It has quickly become my favorite place to live. I love its deep-rooted sense of community. This is a very family friendly town. Living here is like
74
  • Itasca, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,502
  • Although I might have went to some bad dining places, Itasca isn't so bad. The hotel I stayed at with my family was great, especially the
76
  • Oak Park, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,989
  • As a girl I relocated many times with my family, mostly oversees, as my father was proficient in a variety of languages, an asset his company chose to mine abundantly. When at last we returned to living
80
  • Libertyville, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,435
69
  • Inverness, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,844
76
  • Glen Carbon, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,782
70
  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,471
79
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,241
72
  • Monee, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,098
73
  • Manhattan, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,405
79
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,742
  • I lived in Elmhurst, Illinois about 10 years ago and for a suburban community with a relatively modest population, about 32,000, it was a relatively quiet community. I was fortunate enough to live close
74
  • Glenview, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 46,559
  • An elegant midwestern city situated approximately 25 minutes from downtown Chicago. Glenview, Illinois holds approximately 46,000 people. The winters are tough, but the summers go unmatched. Lake
78
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,044
78
  • Morton Grove, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,413
78
  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,894
75
  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,858
75
  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,736
79
  • Morton, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,343
74
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,727
  • Used to be a nice clean place to live. Now, all areas are run down with dead trees, broken fences, overgrown lawns and houses that need major upkeep.You go to any store now it's all foreigners. The
65
  • Riverside, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,779
71
  • Lindenhurst, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,380
69
  • Lakemoor, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,313
70
  • Algonquin, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,413
79
  • St. Charles, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,745

Moving to a new city in Illinois is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Illinois with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Illinois is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Illinois, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.