Waukegan is a community rich in history and blessed with a wide diversity of people. Many cultures, religions, ethnic heritages, and income levels are represented in the city. Near-by shopping, parks, schools, and places of worship make Waukegan a well rounded community in which to raise a family. Waukegan offers varied living from treelined residential neighborhoods to luxury apartments. From $50,000 starter homes to $600,000 to $1,000,000 dream homes, Waukegan has housing available for all its residents.

As the ninth largest city in Illinois, Waukegan still maintains a high quality of life. The people of Waukegan combine their energy and their resources to unite in a spirit of friendship, commonality, and mutual benefit. Waukegan is many things to many people… comfortable, exciting, and unique.

Located along a bluff line on the shimmering western shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan is perfectly situated between Chicago and Milwaukee. Waukegan is 39 miles North of Chicago and 60 miles south of Milwaukee, making it an exceptional place to do business or to live.

Waukegan’s neighbors include the city of Zion to the North, the city of North Chicago to the South, the village of Gurnee to the West, and, of course, mighty Lake Michigan to the East.


School Address Phone Grade
Andrew Cooke Magnet School 522 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 847-360-5463 Elementary Schools
Beach School 10271 W Beach Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 847-599-5350 Elementary Schools
Carmen Elementary School 520 Helmholz Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 336-0342 Elementary Schools
Clark Elementary School 601 Blanchard Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5466 Elementary Schools
Clearview Elementary School 1700 Delaware Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5467 Elementary Schools
Flora Glen Elementary School 1110 Chestnut St, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 336-0724 Elementary Schools
Gertrude Carman Elem School 520 Helmholz Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5465 Elementary Schools
Glen Flora Elementary School 1110 Chestnut Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 847- 360-5468 Elementary Schools
Glenwood Elementary School 2500 Northmoor Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5469 Elementary Schools
Greenwood Elementary School 1919 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5470 Elementary Schools
Hyde Park Elementary School 1525 Hyde Park Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5471 Elementary Schools
Lincoln School 1201 N Sheridan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5477 Elementary Schools
Little Fort Elementary School 1775 Blanchard Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5478 Elementary Schools
Lyons Elementary School 800 S Elmwood Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5479 Elementary Schools
Mc Call Elementary School 3215 N McAree Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5480 Elementary Schools
North Elementary School 410 Franklin St, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5481 Elementary Schools
Oakdale Elementary School 2230 N McAree Rd, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5482 Elementary Schools
Washington Elementary School 110 S Orchard Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5483 Elementary Schools
Whittier Elementary School 901 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 336-2104 Elementary Schools
Waukegan High School 2325 Brookside Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5616 High Schools
Abbott Middle School 1319 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5487 Middle Schools
Daniel Webster Middle School 930 New York St, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5484 Middle Schools
East Middle School 201 N Butrick St, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 599-4200 Middle Schools
Jack Benny Junior High School 1401 Montesano Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087 (847) 360-5460 Middle Schools
Jefferson Middle School 600 S Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 (847) 360-5473 Middle Schools
Robert Abbott Accelerated Middle School 1319 Washington Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 847-360-5487 Middle Schools
Thomas Jefferson Middle School 600 S. Lewis Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 847-360-5473 Middle Schools