About Lake in the Hills

  • Lake in the Hills 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. 

    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. 

    Our primary feeder pattern schools are Westfield Community School and Jacobs 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, Lake in the Hills Elementary School served 461 students from the community of Lake in the Hills. We celebrate our diverse student population: 

    Total Enrollment 461 Caucasian 57.3% African American 3% Hispanic 34.1% Asian 2.2% American Indian 0.4% Pacific Islander 0%

    2+ races 3% Low Income 38.8% Disabilities 7.4% English Learners 17.6% Homeless 0.2%


    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 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: Leopard
    • School Colors: Black / Gold
    • Year Built: 1963

Maps and Directions

  • Directions:

    519 Willow Street, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

    From the intersection of Algonquin 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.