About Algonquin Lakes

  • Algonquin Lakes Elementary School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to provide engaging and inclusive educational experiences that empower and equip all students to discover, innovate, and succeed now and in the future.  

    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. 

    Our primary feeder pattern schools are Algonquin Middle School and Dundee-Crown High School. To view your residence's feeder pattern, please visit our Attendance Boundaries/Zones webpage at https://www.d300.org/AttendanceBoundariesZones and enter your address using MySchool Locator.

    In the 2022-2023 school year, Algonquin Lakes Elementary School served 395 students from the communities of Algonquin, Carpentersville, and Barrington Hills. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


    Total Enrollment 395 Caucasian 41.8% African American 6.8% Hispanic 41.8% Asian 4.8% American Indian 0.8%

    Pacific Islander 0.5%  2+ races 3.3% Low Income 31.9% Disabilities 14.7% English Learners 22.8% Homeless 0.3%


    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 17 elementary schools, 4 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.