Evanston Schools: A+ in Virtually Every Way

Jan 31, 2020

It’s not just our beaches, restaurants, boutiques, bakeries, bookstores, theaters, museums, parks and other points of interest that make Evanston so great. And it’s not just our housing stock that ranges from sophisticated high rises to vintage elegance and from stately mansions to classic bungalows and access to convenient public transportation too. It’s also our excellent public and private schools, namely:

Middle Schools

Magnet Schools

Other Options

High School

Private Schools

College

Check them out through the links above, particularly those in the neighborhoods you’re considering. I think you’ll love what you discover.

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Your Complete Guide to Biking in Evanston

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Your Convenient Guide to the Florists and Flower Shops in Evanston

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Your Complete Guide to Evanston Bicycle Sales and Repair Shops

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A Dozen (Plus) Ways to Make the Holidays Even Happier in Evanston

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How to Confidently Prepare for Your Home Inspection

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This Storage Guide Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

When you are looking to buy a new home, you want to walk through the house or condo and be to visualize yourself inside it. You think about where your things will go, and how you’ll decorate it. In other words, you want to see if it “feels like home.” The same goes...

Your Complete Guide to Understanding Home Warranties

Home emergencies happen, and there is no exception. Anyone who’s had their AC bust in the heart of summer knows that trouble can arrive at the worst of times. While you cannot stop bad things from happening, you can be prepared for the worst with a home warranty. From...

Is Your First Offer Really Your Best Offer?

There is a saying in real estate you may have already picked up on: Your first offer is your best offer!  So, what is it? Well, just like most things in life: There’s not a clear answer, but the saying is often true. To best understand how to answer the question, we...

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Will 2024 be the Year to Buy a New Home?

Hot off the press, mortgage rates could be going down. In fact, according to Jessica Dickler at CNBC, “The Federal Reserve’s period of policy tightening appears to be over, opening the door to lower borrowing costs”. CNBC notes that 2023 was “the least affordable home...

What is Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and How Do They Work?

You may have heard of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before. Perhaps you even have a general understanding of them or just associate these terms with owning a home. But what are they? What do they actually do? And why you, as a homebuyer, should care? According to the...

Buying a Condo? You Might Want to Consider a Co-Op Instead

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Stopping Ice Dams in Their Tracks: A Guide for Homeowners

Drip, drop, plop – what’s that sound? It’s a water leak in the ceiling! Sigh, grab the buckets. As Evanston residents, like the rest of the Chicagoland area, we’re no strangers to the Midwest winter. Once the beautiful layers of white snow hit Evanston and the...

Creating a Stylish and Functional Home Office

With the post-covid opportunity to continue working remotely at least part of the time, having a dedicated home office has become a necessity. A simple desk and chair won't cut it. Your home office should be comfortable and inspiring, so you can be productive.  Here...