About Algonquin Lakes

  • Algonquin Lakes Elementary School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to ensure all students are college or career ready upon graduation. 

    Algonquin Lakes Elementary School is located in Algonquin, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in northern Kane County. Our school is approximately 7 miles north of Interstate 90 and Route 25 interchange. Algonquin has a population of 30,947, according to the United States Census. 

    Algonquin Lakes Elementary School serves 407 students from the communities of Algonquin, Carpentersville, and Barrington Hills. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


    Total Enrollment 407 Caucasian 232 African American 16 Hispanic 114 Asian 27 Pacific Islander 4

    2+ races 14 Low Income 151 Disabilities 61 English Learners 80 Homeless 1


    Algonquin Lakes Elementary School is part of District 300, the 6th largest school district in Illinois based on student enrollment. District 300 serves over 23,000 students and covers 118 square miles in northern Illinois. The district includes 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school. 


    Fast Facts

    • Mascot: Lion
    • School Colors: Blue / Yellow
    • Year Built: 2002

Map and Directions

  • Directions: 

    1401 Compton Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102
    From the intersection of Route 25 and Route 62; go west on Route 62 to Sandbloom Road. Go south on Sandbloom Road to Compton Drive. Go east one-half mile on Compton Drive to school on the right side.