Top 30 Affordable Chicago Suburban Elementary Schools

This list was compiled by finding all the schools in Cook, DuPage, Will and Lake Counties that currently have at least 1 property for sale with at least 3 bedrooms and priced at or less than $300,000, and then ranking those schools by 3rd grade test performance scores.  Here is a link to the results which are summarized below:

1 Wheaton Longfellow Elem School
2 Glenview Willowbrook Elem School
2 Hinsdale The Lane Elem School
2 Hoffman Estates Lincoln Prairie School
2 Wheaton Emerson Elem School
2 Barrington Hough Street Elem School
7 Hoffman Estates Fairview Elem School
7 Northbrook Shabonee School
7 Deerfield South Park Elem School
7 Libertyville Oak Grove Elem School
7 Deerfield Walden Elem School
7 Schaumburg Thomas Dooley Elem School
7 Palatine Pleasant Hill Elem School
7 Northbrook Wescott Elementary School
7 Willowbrook Gower West Elem School
16 Bloomingdale Dujardin Elementary School
16 Naperville Meadow Glens Elementary School
16 Barrington Grove Avenue Elem School
16 Naperville Prairie Elem School
16 Aurora Wolfs Crossing Elem School
16 Elk Grove Village Adolph Link Elem School
16 Wheaton Whittier Elem School
16 Bloomingdale Erickson Elementary School
16 Riverside Central Elem School
16 Aurora Homestead Elementary School
16 Libertyville Copeland Manor Elem School
27 Libertyville Rockland Elem School
27 Des Plaines Cumberland Elem School
27 Des Plaines Central Elem School
27 Lombard Butterfield Elem School

Notable comments: Longfellow Elementary in Wheaton is one of only a few schools in all of Chicagoland to gain an A+ rating for 3rd grade performance on standardized tests, and there are currently 2 properties for sale with 3 bedrooms under $300,000.  If we break this list down to schools that have at least 5 properties for sale that match these requirements then the list looks like this:

1 Hoffman Estates Lincoln Prairie School
1 Wheaton Emerson Elem School
1 Barrington Hough Street Elem School
4 Hoffman Estates Fairview Elem School
4 Northbrook Shabonee School
4 Willowbrook Gower West Elem School
7 Bloomingdale Dujardin Elementary School
7 Aurora Wolfs Crossing Elem School
7 Aurora Homestead Elementary School
10 Des Plaines Cumberland Elem School
10 Des Plaines Central Elem School
10 Lombard Butterfield Elem School

Click Here to see all Chicagoland School Rankings and get detailed information about how our ratings are determined.

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