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 479 students from the community of Lake in the Hills. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


    Total Enrollment 479 Caucasian 279 African American 10 Hispanic 162 Asian 12 American Indian 1

    2+ races 15 Low Income 195 Disabilities 42 English Learners 83 Homeless 3


    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.