Top 50 Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Cook County, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois, is located in the northeastern corner of Illinois and borders Lake Michigan. It is the most populous county in the state, and is most known for its county seat, Chicago. Cook County has a population of about 5.25 million people and a median home or condo value of $209,700. Approximately 40 major highways run through Cook County, and the county is home to two airports and many public transportation options. Cook County, Illinois, is served by almost 150 independent school districts, which include public schools of all levels, charter schools and private schools.

Listed below are the top 50 public elementary schools for homebuyers looking to move to Cook County, Illinois. All 50 of the schools listed below have received Cruvita Gold Medals of Excellence at the national level. Also the next 73 elementary schools also received the gold medal. The best of the bunch is Wescott Elementary School in Northbrook, IL.

If you would like to see Cook County's high school or junior high/middle school rankings click the appropriate link below:
Best High Schools for Homebuyers in Cook County
Best Junior High or Middle Schools in Cook County

If you would like to see all the school rankings for the Chicago Metropolitan Area just click here.

The Best Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Cook County:

  1. Wescott Elementary School - Northbrook, IL
  2. The Joseph Sears School - Kenilworth, IL
  3. John Laidlaw Elementary School - Western Springs, IL
  4. Meadowbrook Elementary School - Northbrook, IL
  5. Fairview Elementary School - Mt. Prospect, IL
  6. Lincoln Prairie School - Hoffman Estates, IL
  7. Michael Collins Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  8. Central Elementary School - Wilmette, IL
  9. McKenzie Elementary School - Wilmette, IL
  10. Romona Elementary School - Wilmette, IL
  11. Campanelli Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  12. Harper Elementary School - Wilmette, IL
  13. Avoca West Elementary School - Glenview, IL
  14. Nathan Hale Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  15. Fairview Elementary School - Hoffman Estates, IL
  16. Lincoln Elementary School -River Forest, IL
  17. Greenbriar Elementary School - Northbrook, IL
  18. Herbert Hoover Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  19. Westmoor Elementary School - Northbrook, IL
  20. Frederick Nerge Elementary School - Roselle, IL
  21. Centennial School - Orland Park, IL
  22. Adolph Link Elementary School - Elk Grove Village, IL
  23. Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center - Chicago, IL
  24. A F Ames Elementary School - Riverside, IL
  25. Thomas Dooley Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  26. Willard Elementary School - River Forest, IL
  27. Everett Dirksen Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  28. Meadow Ridge School - Orland Park, IL
  29. Willowbrook Elementary School - Glenview, IL
  30. Sunset Ridge Elementary School - Northfield, IL
  31. Shabonee School - Northbrook, IL
  32. George Washington Elementary School - Park Ridge, IL
  33. Field Park Elementary School - Western Springs, IL
  34. Adlai Stevenson Elementary School - Elk Grove Village, IL
  35. Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School - Park Ridge, IL
  36. Winston Churchill Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  37. Ogden Avenue Elementary School - La Grange, IL
  38. Millennium Elementary School - Tinley Park, IL
  39. Skinner Elementary School - Chicago, IL
  40. Franklin Elementary School - Park Ridge, IL
  41. Edwin Aldrin Elementary School - Schaumburg, IL
  42. Forest Hills Elementary School - Western Springs, IL
  43. Eugene Field Elementary School - Park Ridge, IL
  44. Pleasant Hill Elementary School - Palatine, IL
  45. George B. Carpenter Elementary School - Park Ridge, IL
  46. John A. Bannes Elementary School - Tinley Park, IL
  47. West School - Glencoe, IL
  48. Crow Island Elementary School - Winnetka, IL
  49. Highlands Elementary School - La Grange Highlands, IL
  50. Douglas MacArthur Elementary School - Hoffman Estates, IL

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

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