Located just 16 miles north of the Loop, Skokie is popular with residents interested in a quick trip into the city. Skokie’s population also appreciates the diverse, family-oriented, lifestyle that their town offers.

The community has 800 service businesses and 1,100 retail stores, generating more than $600 million in retail sales annually. This revenue, along with industry tax dollars, helps to keep property taxes low. Surveys have indicated that Skokie residents have one of the three lowest tax bills of all the greater Chicago communities.

The Skokie Park District has nearly 500 programs at its community centers. Facilities include nicely maintained swimming pools, parks, playgrounds, tennis courts and an indoor ice skating facility.


School Address Phone Grade
Devonshire Elementary School 9040 Kostner Ave, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 676-9280 Elementary Schools
Fairview South Elementary Schl 7040 Laramie Ave, Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 674-8210 Elementary Schools
Highland Elementary School 9700 Crawford Ave, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 676-9380 Elementary Schools
Jane Stenson School 9201 Lockwood Ave, Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 967-9380 Elementary Schools
Madison Public School 5100 Madison St, Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 675-3048 Elementary Schools
Middleton School 8300 Saint Louis Ave, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 673-1222 Elementary Schools
East Prairie School 3907 Dobson St, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 673-1141 Middle Schools
Lincoln Jr High School 7839 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 676-3545 Middle Schools
Old Orchard Jr High School 9310 Kenton Ave, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 676-9010 Middle Schools
Oliver Mccracken Middle School 8000 E Prairie Rd, Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 673-1220 Middle Schools