About Lake in the Hills

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

      Lake in the Hills Elementary School is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in southern McHenry County. Our school is approximately 8.2 miles north of the Interstate 90 and Randall Road interchange. Lake in the Hills has a population of 28,830, according to the United States Census. 

      Lake in the Hills Elementary School serves 554 students from the community of Lake in the Hills. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


      Total Enrollment 554 Caucasian 58.3% African American 2.5% Hispanic 30.5% Asian 4.3% American Indian 0.2%

      2+ races 4.2% Low Income 40.1% Disabilities 11.6% English Learners 15.3% Homeless 0.7%


      Lake in the Hills 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: Leopard
      • School Colors: Black / Gold
      • Year Built: 1963

Maps and Directions

    • Directions:

      519 Willow Street, Lake in the Hills, IL 60102

      From the intersection of the Huntley­Algonquin Road (Route 62) and Pyatt Road, go north on Pyatt Road one-half mile to Willow Street; go west on Willow Street one-half mile to the school.