Top 20 Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Lake County, Illinois

Lake County, Illinois, is located in the northeastern corner of Illinois and is one of the five collar counties of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is the third-most populous county in the state, and shares the Illinois shores of Lake Michigan with Cook County. Lake County has a population of about 705,000 people and a median home or condo value of $237,000. Approximately 20 major highways run through the county. Lake County, Illinois, is home to four state parks and almost 100 different lakes. The natural areas in the county are a major selling point. Lake County, Illinois, is served by roughly 45 independent school districts, which include public schools of all levels, charter schools and private schools.

Listed below are the top 20 public elementary schools for homebuyers in Lake County, Illinois. All 20 of the schools listed below have received Cruvita Gold Medals of Excellence at the national level.

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Best High Schools for Homebuyers in Lake County
Best Junior High or Middle Schools in Lake County

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The Best Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Lake County:

  1. Lake Bluff Elementary School - Lake Bluff, IL
  2. South Park Elementary School - Deerfield, IL
  3. Copeland Manor Elementary School - Libertyville, IL
  4. Cherokee Elementary School - Lake Forest, IL
  5. Ravinia Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  6. Braeside Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  7. Wilmot Elementary School - Deerfield, IL
  8. Everett Elementary School - Lake Forest, IL
  9. Sherwood Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  10. Walden Elementary School - Deerfield, IL
  11. Lincoln Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  12. Butterfield School - Libertyville, IL
  13. Indian Trail Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  14. Oak Grove Elementary School - Libertyville, IL
  15. Half Day School - Lincolnshire, IL
  16. Kildeer Countryside Elementary School - Long Grove, IL
  17. Wayne Thomas Elementary School - Highland Park, IL
  18. Kipling Elementary School - Deerfield, IL
  19. Gurnee Grade School - Gurnee, IL
  20. Red Oak Elementary School - Highland Park, IL

To see a list of all of the public schools in Lake County, Illinois, and their Cruvita School Scores, click here.

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