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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 66 top charter public schools in Illinois serving 64,372 students.
  • Learn more about how charter schools work. Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Top Illinois Charter Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Jacksonville 8 Points Charter School Charter School
    352 Franklin Dr
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)271-1000

    Grades: 5-8 | 114 students
  • Chicago Academy For Global Citizenship Charter School
    4647 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773)582-1100

    Grades: K-8 | 446 students
  • Chicago Ace Technical Charter High School Charter School
    5410 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773)548-8705

    Grades: 9-12 | 433 students
  • Chicago Amandla Charter School Charter School
    6800 S Stewart Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773)535-7150

    Grades: 5-12 | 310 students
  • Chicago Asian Human Srvcs-passage Chrtr Elementary School Charter School
    1643 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773)433-3530

    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
  • Chicago Aspira Charter Schools Charter School
    1711 N California
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773)252-0970

    Grades: 6-12 | 1134 students
  • Chicago Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Chrtr Charter School
    8 W Root St
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773)535-1460

    Grades: K-8 | 465 students
  • Hampshire Cambridge Lakes Charter School Charter School
    900 Wester Blvd
    Hampshire, IL 60140
    (847)464-4300

    Grades: K-8 | 868 students
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter - Maria Elementary School Charter School
    6727 S California Av
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773)993-1770

    Grades: K-12 | 1093 students
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter-circle Rock Elementary School Charter School
    5608 W Washington Bl
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)945-5025

    Grades: K-8 | 520 students
  • Chicago Chicago Collegiate Charter School Charter School
    11816 S Indiana Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773)536-9098

    Grades: 4-7 | 237 students
  • Chicago Chicago International Charter Charter School
    11 E Adams St Ste600
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (312)651-5000

    Grades: K-12 | 8404 students
  • Chicago Chicago Math & Sci Elementary Charter Charter School
    7212 N Clark St
    Chicago, IL 60626
    (773)761-8960

    Grades: 6-12 | 603 students
  • Chicago Chicago Virtual Charter School Charter School
    38 S Peoria St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (312)267-4486

    Grades: K-12 | 674 students
  • Chicago Christopher House Chrt Elementary School Charter School
    5235 W Belden St
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773)922-7542

    Grades: K-3 | 220 students
  • Rockford Cics Jackson Elementary School Charter School
    315 Summit St
    Rockford, IL 61107
    (815)316-0093

    Grades: K-8 | 487 students
  • Chicago Epic Academy High School Charter School
    8255 S Houston Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773)535-7930

    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
  • Chicago Erie Elementary Charter School Charter School
    1405 N Washtenaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773)486-7161

    Grades: K-8 | 424 students
  • Chicago Foundations College Prep Charter Charter School
    1233 W 109th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773)298-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 163 students
  • Chicago Frazier Prep Academy Charter Elementary School Charter School
    3711 W Douglas Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773)521-1303

    Grades: PK-8 | 410 students
  • Chicago Galapagos Elementary Charter School Charter School
    3814 W Iowa St
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773)384-9400

    Grades: K-8 | 323 students
  • Rockford Galapagos Rockford Charter School Charter School
    2605 School St
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815)708-7946

    Grades: K-8 | 342 students
  • Chicago Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School Charter School
    8401 S Saginaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773)530-3040

    Grades: K-2 | 198 students
  • Chicago Horizon Sci Academy - Southwest Chtr Charter School
    5401 S Western Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773)498-3355

    Grades: K-9 | 553 students
  • Chicago Horizon Sci Academy Chatham Charter Charter School
    8522 S Lafayette Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773)553-1530

    Grades: K-8 | n/a students
  • Chicago Horizon Science Acad-belmont Elementary School Charter School
    5035 W North Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773)237-2702

    Grades: K-7 | 398 students
  • Chicago Horizon Science Acad-mckinley Pk Charter School
    2245 W Pershing Rd
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773)247-8400

    Grades: K-10 | 638 students
  • Chicago Ihsca Charter High School Charter School
    2520 S Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773)890-8020

    Grades: 9-12 | 762 students
  • Chicago Ijla Charter High School Charter School
    2570 S Blue Island A
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773)696-3610

    Grades: 9-12 | 176 students
  • Chicago Intrinsic Charter High School Charter School
    4540 W Belmont Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (708)887-2735

    Grades: 7-11 | 818 students
  • Chicago Kipp Chicago Charter Schools Charter School
    4818 W Ohio St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)938-8553

    Grades: K-8 | 1369 students
  • Waukegan Learn 9 Campus In Waukegan Elementary School Charter School
    540 S Mcalister Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (312)343-2855

    Grades: K-3 | 194 students
  • Chicago Learn Charter Schools Charter School
    1132 S Homan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773)826-6330

    Grades: K-8 | 3087 students
  • Great Lakes Learn Chtr School 6 N Chicago Campus Charter School
    601 D St Bldg 130h
    Great Lakes, IL 60088
    (847)473-3845

    Grades: K-8 | 496 students
  • Rockford Legacy Academy Of Excellence Charter Charter School
    4029 Prairie Rd
    Rockford, IL 61102
    (815)961-1100

    Grades: K-11 | 308 students
  • Show 31 more Charter public schools in Illinois
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